Co-op News

Assabet Co-op Market First Rendering

Announcing Our Store Location!

September 26, 2020

We have agreed to purchase 2 Powder Mill Road in Maynard, the future home of our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store! This riverside property is the former location of Suburban Glass & Mirror and will allow us to build a beautiful cooperative grocery store with almost 6,000 square feet of retail space, 35 parking spaces,…

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Assabet Co-op Market First Rendering

First Store Rendering, New Name, New Logo!

August 24, 2020

It’s gettin real now! We’ll be announcing our Maynard site in the next few weeks – in the meantime, we’re psyched to share our first store site rendering! This is a rough sketch showing the footprint of the building and parking. Details such as the roof line may change, and we’ll have our final architect’s…

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Assabet Co-op Market - Co op Storefront Collage

Site Announcement & Capital Campaign Are Coming!

July 15, 2020

Co-op Owners and Supporters, It’s Time … Should all go well, we will announce the Maynard location of our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store in the next few weeks! And yes, we will OWN our grocery store property! Here’s what this means for ALL of us … Owners, Our Capital Campaign is Coming! The Owner…

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Assabet Co-op Market - Black Lives Matter 3.photo by julian wan

Board Statement on Racism, Food Justice and Our Co-op Community

June 13, 2020

Dear Co-op Owners and Supporters, The Board of the Assabet Village Co-op Market would like to add our voice to the chorus of others and say: Black Lives Matter. Full Stop. As your elected leaders, we recognize that there is work for us to do. So please consider this only the first of what will…

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Storefront Illustration

June News: Site Progress, Prepping for Fall Capital Campaign!

June 1, 2020

We’ll keep this June update short and very sweet. Negotiations on the potential site for our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store are making progress in Maynard. We’re awaiting a number of inspections, reports, and drawings before we’ll know it’s a done deal or not, but should all go well, we hope to announce our location…

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Assabet Co-op Market - Concord Food Co-op Ht Bar Taco

Owners: Take Our Products & Services Survey!

May 29, 2020

What Do You Want Your Community-Owned Grocery Store to Offer?! Owners, we need your input! As we get closer to securing a site for our community-owned grocery store, the Board would like to learn more about your thoughts on our new store and the products and services we will offer. Please take a few minutes…

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Assabet Co-op Market - Co op Storefront Collage

Potential Purchase in the Works – Building Inspector Hired!

May 11, 2020

Dear Co-op Owners and Supporters, We have two exciting pieces of news to share: FIRST, we can confirm now that we are in negotiations to PURCHASE our own Maynard property for our community-owned grocery store! What does that mean? Should this go as planned, we will literally OWN our food cooperative and not be beholden…

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Assabet Village Co-op Market - Green Top Grocery Interior Store Photo

5k-Square-Foot Site Being Pursued in Maynard, Volunteers Jumping In!

April 22, 2020

Plus, take a virtual tour of another 5k-square-foot-store below! And as the pandemic spreads, co-ops across the country go above and beyond … Ready for some positive news?! We are in negotiations on a site for our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store – a potential 5,000-square-foot retail space in Maynard! While we know our Co-op…

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Assabet Village Co-op Market, Daisy Hill Farm, Acton, Kate Despres

Take Our Free Online “Victory Garden Class”!

April 4, 2020

Take Our Free Online “Victory Garden” Class with Daisy Hill Farm! Build a sustainable food source at home. Get healthy outside with your family. Come together across our Co-op Community. Click the video below to watch our Free Online Victory Garden Class with Daisy Hill Farm! Farmer Kate Despres is providing this service to everyone…

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Assabet Co-op Market - Co op Storefront Collage

Site Negotiations Have Begun! Plus, Coronavirus Resources …

March 16, 2020

Co-op Site Negotiations Are On!!! While we can’t offer specifics, we are in preliminary negotiations with at least one of the 11 potential sites we’re targeting for our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store, and search director Rob Olney is working around the clock. At this stage, we must be extremely sensitive to the negotiations process…

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