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Bakery Production Manager Wednesday, May 4

Central Kitchen /Bakery Production Manager

Bay View Central Kitchen

(2nd Shift)

Shopping Carts For Sale Monday, May 2

32 shopping carts for sale, Technibilt model #2638 which includes: child seat with belt, child safety sign, corner bumpers, and printed handles (note: the handles say "Marquette Food Co-op" currently). 15 new, 17 gently used. $1,600 for all 32 carts ($50 each) or $75 each. The carts are gray with green bumpers. Purchaser must arrange for pick-up. (Marquette, MI)

Introducing email newsletters Friday, April 29


Content creators can now create and send email newsletters.

Here are the instructions:

First, go to add content and select 'Simplenews Newsletter'.

Wellness Assistant Manager Thursday, April 28

** Resume and Cover Letter Required**

Seward Coop - Franklin Store
Job Description
Assistant Wellness Manager

Purpose: To assist the Wellness Manager in all aspects of department operations including sales, purchasing department maintenance, training, scheduling and staff supervision.

Status: Full time. Reports to the Wellness Manager

Pay Level: VI

Bloomingfoods to Close Elm Heights Location Thursday, April 28

The board of directors and general manager of Bloomington Cooperative Services announced Tuesday night that the co-op will close its Elm Heights location in May 2016. The Elm Heights store on 2nd and Fess opened in August 2013 after several years of market surveys and research; the store has significantly underperformed since its opening.

The co-op will also move its commissary kitchen operations, currently located on South Washington Street, back into the east side and Near West Side stores later this year, a return to the co-op’s original model.

cool newsletter test Wednesday, April 27

 outdoorsy email
4-27 newsletter test #1 Wednesday, April 27

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Central Co-op Vies with New Seasons Grocery for Capitol Hill Site Tuesday, April 26

Originally published April 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm Updated April 25, 2016 at 4:44 pm SEATTLE TIMES

Central Co-op is making a bid to become the anchor tenant for a mixed-use development at the Capitol Hill light-rail station, pitting it against Portland-based grocer New Seasons, which has encountered opposition from some labor and advocacy groups.

By Janet I. Tu, Seattle Times business reporter

General Manager Monday, April 25

The Good Earth Food Cooperative (GEFC) is in search of a general manager for our cooperative. If you are passionate about where your food comes from, and in building interest and knowledge about food while building strong community, this opportunity may be for you!


Leslie Mead Monday, April 25
You are invited to The CDF Cooperative Issues Forum Monday, April 25

You're invited to the 6th Annual Cooperative Development Foundation Cooperative Issues Forum

Sponsored by the Ralph K. Morris Foundation

National Press Club
Washington, DC
May 4, 2016
1:30 - 5:00 pm

4-22 Newsletter test #2 Friday, April 22

just send already

4-22 Newsletter test #1 Friday, April 22

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Fair pricing at Seward Co-op Friday, April 22

“A farm is virtually a living organism. The tragedy of our time is that cultural philosophies and market realities are squeezing life’s vitality out of most farms.” ― Joel Salatin

Sean Doyle Friday, April 22

General manager of Seward Community Co-op in Minneapolis Minnesota.

General Manager - MoCo (Morrisville Food Co-op) Thursday, April 21

MoCo (Morrisville Food Co-op) General Manager


The General Manager will direct all Co-op operations and implement the policies formulated by the Board of Directors, ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, meet board and member goals, provide timely reports to the Board and members about Co-op operations and recommend budgets and policy changes to the Board.


3rd test newsletter Wednesday, April 20

does anything send out at all?

Another test newsletter Wednesday, April 20

This time more basic

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HTML simplenews test Wednesday, April 20

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Cuba's Food Innovations Thursday, April 21

Cuba’s ongoing advances in both urban agriculture and cooperative formation are now more open to visitors and shared knowledge. See this recent discussion:  For additional background, see this report from 2015: