Growing the Business

The produce department at Just Food is one of the fastest growing, best performing co-op produce departments in the United States.  Not only does Just Food have an amazing produce manager, Val Critser, who sources some of the most beautiful product, farmers who supply us with high quality produce, but we have a community that [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Community, Just Food, Owner Communication|

Paying a Living Wage

Many of you may have noticed the back of our black staff t-shirts which state, “Sell more good food; Create more good jobs; Do more good in the community.” As competition in the organic market gets stronger and unemployment remains low, we know that one of our best competitive advantages is our staff. We want [...]

2016-07-13T10:41:51+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Community, Just Food|

Living Our Cooperative Principles

As your local community owned grocery store, we have a responsibility to our community, to the earth, to our farmers and to our cooperative business model.  As a cooperative, we are guided by a set of principles - the seven cooperative principles. Just Food gives back to the community in many ways that we often [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Community, Just Food, Round-Up|

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 [...]

February Community Partner is Laura Baker Services Association!

February is a month of love and giving! Just Food’s community partner for February is Laura Baker Services Association, an organization that does just that - loves and gives. Your round up at the register this month will help Laura Baker with their “Fund-A-Cause” programs. Pathways to the Future Serve as a voice for people [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Community, Just Food, Round-Up|

Co-op Supports The Northfield Public Library through Round-Up

Our Community Partner for this month's round-up campaign is The Friends and Foundation which supports The Northfield Public Library. The library is growing and they are looking for your support while at the register! The Friends and Foundation of the Northfield Public Library is a non-profit, community-based organization. They exist in cooperation with the Northfield [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:23+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Community, Just Food, Round-Up|

Ruth’s House of Hope receives $2,124.55 from our Community Partner Round-Up campaign!

Each month we partner with a local non-profit for our "round-up at the register" campaign. Customers are given the opportunity to “round-up” their purchases to the nearest dollar when they check-out. The totaled amount is then donated to the selected monthly community partner. Ruth’s House of Hope has benefited from our December round-up campaign. Ruth’s [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:23+00:00 January 2nd, 2016|Community, Just Food, Round-Up|

Eat Local Farm Tour Success!

The 2015 Eat Local Farm Tour was a great success! The Eat Local Farm Tour is a sponsored event hosted by local metro Co-op's who believe that supporting our local growers is vital to providing healthy food and participating in environmental protection. In the cooperative spirit, we work together to bolster our local foods economy. The [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:23+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Community|