A note of thanks to Just Food Co-op staff, from the Board

Dear Owners, MIchael PursellBoard President We at the Just Food Co-op Board want to take a moment to recognize the extraordinary efforts by the Co-op’s staff and management to navigate the coronavirus crisis. These remarkable folks, who didn’t sign up to be on the front lines of a pandemic, have put in some [...]

2020-04-09T10:36:22-05:00April 9th, 2020|Board Communication, Community, Just Food, Local|

Season’s Greetings, Cooperators!

Michael PursellBoard Vice President As we head into this winter season, it feels very much like a time of transition at Just Food. For one thing, we’re celebrating Just Food’s 15th Birthday on December 15--our golden birthday, I suppose. This feels like a big milestone as we prepare to break ground on the [...]

Annual Meeting, Harvest Festival and Voting!

Penny Hillemann, Board President Greetings cooperators! This article contains the Board’s annual member patronage announcement, an invitation to the Annual Meeting, as well as information about the upcoming board election. PATRONAGE:The Co-op will not be declaring patronage this year.We finished our fiscal year with a very modest profit and the Board has concluded [...]

2019-09-09T17:32:54-05:00September 19th, 2019|Board Communication, Capital Campaign|

Board Transitions

How’s everyone’s summer going? Summer is often a time of transition and contrast -- between grades in school, between school and the working world, and between everyday life and vacation adventures near and far.   This is a time of transition on Just Food’s board of directors as well, unexpectedly requiring the mid-year election of [...]

2019-08-01T13:56:11-05:00August 1st, 2019|Board Communication, Community|

2018 Election Results

Five new members have been elected to the Board of Directors from a field of 10 candidates. Elected to three-year terms were Helen Forsythe, Derek Meyers and Michael Pursell. Elected to one-year terms were Revmira Beeby and Tim Braulick. The ballot question to authorize an increase in the total allowable number of Co-op owners from [...]

2018-11-02T11:26:38-05:00November 2nd, 2018|Board Communication, Owner Communication|

Board News and Updates – 2.26.18

Here is an update for those interested in following the comings and goings on the Board of Directors: New and returning members elected to the board in October 2017 were Karen Fossum, Joni Karl, Nancy Malecha (a Just Food employee), Nola Moen, Clark Ohnesorge and Lee Runzheimer. Board members continuing with two years remaining in [...]

2018-02-26T10:46:04-06:00February 26th, 2018|Board Communication, Community|

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 [...]

2017-12-13T09:42:36-06:00December 13th, 2017|Board Communication, Owner Communication|

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 [...]

2017-10-27T11:39:06-05:00October 27th, 2017|Board Communication, Owner Communication|