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|

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|

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|

Creating a Secure Food System for Local Youth

Just Food Co-op is on the front lines of transformational support for Northfield’s youth. The Co-op’s new partnership with the Northfield Union of Youth (NUY) gives at-risk youth the opportunity to prepare, eat, and learn about healthy and nutritional food. Minnesota FoodShare’s March campaign is a great time to celebrate how the Co-op is creatively [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Community, Local, Uncategorized|

CSA Day At Just Food!

CSA Day Saturday is Saturday, March 4 Community members are invited to stop by our Co-op on Saturday, March 4 from 10-1 for CSA Day. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms are a unique way for people to receive fresh, locally grown food at a reasonable price every week during the warmer months. You can meet [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Community, Just Food, Local|

February is Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month and we are celebrating at your Co-op! There are many great choices that you can make in the aisles that can help support your goals of keeping your heart healthy - your ticker needs you to take care of it! Just Food has placed, at the point of product, vibrant [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Community, Just Food|

Community: First Annual Downstream Film Series

Kristi Pursell, CRWP Community Engagement Coordinator With so many talented artists in Northfield including filmmakers, the Cannon River Watershed Partnership has decided to host another film event in 2017, but this time it’s one with “local” stamped all over it.   I’m proud to introduce the first annual Downstream Film Series that will have [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Community, Just Food|

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|