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Purge Your Pantry

We put a lot of pressure on starting things right away with the new year. However, you have 365 days to accomplish your goals, and goals need to be addressed in small bites and little steps. Before we are able to bring in all of these new ideas and big aspirations, we have to take [...]

2018-01-15T13:46:30+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Community, Local|

Community Discount Program at Just Food Co-op

Just Food Nourishes a Just, Healthy and Sustainable Community.   Just Food Co-op believes that all individuals and families in our community should have access to high quality food that fits their budget. To ensure accessibility for everyone, or, minimally, to ease the financial burden on families that might be struggling to put nutritious foods [...]

2018-01-04T10:45:11+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

How To Assemble a Winning Party Platter

It’s easier than you think to create a showstopper. 1 - Choose a Board. This is an important step to do first because the size of the board determines how many items you should buy. Wooden cutting boards, marble slabs, ceramic platters, or glass plates are all great options. 2 - The Meats. The meat [...]

2017-12-23T13:50:50+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Just Food|

Holiday Gift Guide – Under $20

Are you looking for come quick ideas to help complete your holiday shopping list? Here are a few ideas to get you started. These gifts are both easy on your wallet, and also help introduce family and friends to good, high quality products that align with your values. Honey - We have an extensive collection [...]

2017-12-18T11:03:12+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Community, Local|

Voter Participation Rises as Just Food Introduces Online Voting

Penny Hillemann, Board Vice President We are very pleased with the high voter turnout in our first-ever Board election offering an email voting option. We more than doubled last year's record vote tally, with about 20% of our owner-members participating in this year’s election. That is outstanding participation compared both to our own [...]

2017-12-13T09:42:36+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Board Communication, Owner Communication|

Death of Robert Erpenbach

Robert Erpenbach The Board of Directors of Just Food Co-op is saddened to inform the membership of the death of the Co-op's Finance Manager, Robert Erpenbach, on Friday, October 27, 2017 after a brief illness. Bob was a faithful member of the Management Team for the past one and a half years, leading [...]

2017-10-29T15:12:33+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Board Election Results

We are very pleased with the turnout in our first-ever board election offering an email voting option. We more than doubled last year's record turnout, with approximately 20% of our owner-members participating. That is outstanding participation compared both to our own history and to co-ops across the country. 79% voted online, with the remainder voting [...]

2017-10-27T11:39:06+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Board Communication, Owner Communication|

Board of Directors Election Information

Online voting is here! Members should be receiving, or may have already received, a mailing from Just Food Co-op. Simply Voting is managing our election this year and as with all things new, there are sometimes glitches. The letter you receive with your ballot indicates that there is a pre-paid envelope included. This was the [...]

2017-09-20T09:37:52+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Profit For Impact’s Sake

Grocery competition is coming to Northfield and the surrounding community. Margins in grocery are tight and the pressure to drive margins further downward is real. Health care insurance costs continue to rise. Political uncertainty causes shoppers to become more frugal. Customers embrace options like Blue Apron to make cooking at home easier. Amazon buys Whole [...]

2017-08-10T11:12:27+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Online Voting is Coming!

In response to high owner interest, Just Food Co-op will offer electronic voting this fall as an option for the selection of board members and approving bylaw amendments. To ensure we reach all owner-members to explain the new voting options, in September each owner household will receive a postcard containing details of the three ways [...]

2017-08-21T13:44:23+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Board Communication, Community, Just Food|