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|

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|

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 [...]

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|

Board Announces Resignation of Jerry Huddleston

Date:      April 14, 2017 To:           Just Food Co-op Owners From:     Dirk Peterson, President, Just Food Board of Directors The Just Food Board of Directors regrets to inform its member-owners that we have received from General Manager Jerry Huddleston his 60 days notice indicating he will be leaving Just Food. Pressing family concerns have arisen that [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Board Communication, Community, General Manager|

The Importance of Supporting Local Farmers

By Alyson Center, Board Member As Earth Day approaches on April 22nd, let’s think about where food comes from, and how we as members and patrons of Just Food Co-op, support systems that promote environmental health.  Food ultimately comes from the soil.  Healthy soil contains multiple components including mineral particles like sand, gravel, silt and [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Board Communication, Community, Local|

UPDATE: Food Justice For All

By: Doug Hiza, Board Member and Jerry Huddleston, General Manager When we decided to co-author an article for the Compost on Food Justice (specifically WIC) we had hoped that owners would provide us with feedback. We were not disappointed. So we decided at the December Board Meeting to write a second article to share some [...]

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

Announcing Our Newest Board Members!

The Annual Owners Meeting of Just Food Co-op, attended by over 155 owners and their families, was held on October 18. At the meeting the Board election results were announced. Newly elected for three-year terms as Board members were Alyson Center and Andrew Henley. Penny Hillemann was re-elected for another three-year term. We are excited [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Board Communication, Community, Just Food|

Finding the next General Manager for Just Food Co-op

Dirk Peterson, Board President Hello Just Food Owners! With the departure of Pat Neily as the General Manager, the Board of Directors has started the search for the next person to lead our Co-op into the future. We need to find the right person to ensure healthy food is available for our members by supporting [...]