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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|

Could a Reusable Solution Save You Money?

There will always be a time and a place for ziploc storage bags and the like. Sometimes they are the best solution or the best way to get after-the-party leftovers out of your house. However, there are a few reasons that you may want to reduce the number of bags that you use. First of [...]

2017-08-21T11:53:24+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

De-Stress Your Back to School Preparations

It’s tough to think about, but it’s now mid-August. This means that all of the retail stores have their back-to-school stuff out. All of the teachers have released their school supplies lists and it’s likely that you’ve already attended an open house or two. This time of summer always feels like a scramble to squeeze [...]

2017-08-21T10:57:13+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Community, Just Food, Local|

Canning in the Age of Pinterest

Take full advantage of your CSA shares or the season's bounty!  We live in a world that offers us abundance year-round. We can get strawberries in winter, grow basil in a window container, and we never have to skip meat just because it was a bad year for chickens. But, it wasn’t that [...]

2017-08-01T18:31:14+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Just Food Board Announces Sherri Meyers as Just Food’s Next General Manager

From the Just Food Board of Directors:  Sherri Meyers, General Manager June 16, 2017 The Board of Directors of Just Food Co-op is pleased to announce that Sherri Meyers, the co-op’s Packaged Grocery Manager, has been hired as Just Food’s new General Manager. Along with many of you, we were saddened when we [...]

Adios, Farewell, Good Bye….

Jerry Huddleston, General Manager Well, June 13th is rapidly approaching, so my tenure as the General Manager of Just Food Co-op is about to come to an end.  As I have mentioned before, this decision to move back to Arkansas to care for my ailing mother-in-law is breaking my heart.  Yet I do [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Board wants YOU!

By Penny Hillemann, Board Vice President Board Applications are due July 15, 2017! Are you passionate about eating and sharing good, healthy, clean food? Do you want to support local farmers who are using organic, sustainable and regenerative practices to care for our soil, air, water and ecosystems? Are you committed to ensuring [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Board Communication, Owner Communication|