"The time is ripe for a cooperative market in East Aurora"

Read on to learn how you can help bring it to fruition!

Member-owners

One of the key benefits of being a member of the Co-op is that you are also an owner. As an owner, you play an important role in the growth and development of the Co-op when you provide your voice and your vote in elections, when you help build membership, when you help capitalize the Co-op and when you shop the Co-op, once we’re open later this year! Read on…

Annual Meeting Results

At the Annual Member-owner Meeting held Thursday evening, candidates Michael Benzin, Andrew Layer, and Kara Spencer-Ching were elected to three-year terms on the Board. Candidate Kathy Pomerhn was elected to a two-year term on the Board to fulfill the remaining term of departing director Jane Brewer. Also at the meeting, proposed bylaw changes were Read on…

Process and Timeline

As with any startup business, the timeline to opening is dependent on achieving important milestones. In the case of a startup retail food cooperative, those milestones include how quickly we build our membership, secure and develop a permanent location, secure funding, and hire a talented General Manager. We’ve come a long way, thanks to a proven development model that guides us.  Read on…