Co-op News

Watch an Important Message From the Board

November 5, 2022

Dear Co-op Members and Supporters, Like you, we are owners, and we believe with all our hearts that our Co-op is so much more than a grocery store. For the community, for local farmers and producers, and for all of us, we want our Co-op to be a warm and welcoming space where we can…

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Co-op Virtual Town Hall Tues., Sept. 13 on Zoom!

September 13, 2022

The Assabet Co-op Market Town Hall will be held entirely online, this Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7-8:30pm on Zoom! Come ask all your questions about our Bridge the Gap Fundraising Campaign and get the latest updates on our community-owned grocery store’s construction, now underway in Maynard. This event will be held on Zoom. E-mail info@assabetmarket.coop for…

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Bridge the Gap Campaign Launches!

September 1, 2022

The Bridge the Gap Fundraising Campaign has launched! Construction is underway on our community-owned grocery store, but manufacturing delays have pushed our opening out to Spring/Summer 2023, and construction costs have increased an unprecedented 80%. The Bridge the Gap Campaign is an opportunity to make tax-deductible donations to raise an additional $1.75 million, funding that is…

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Urgent Board Message: Bridge the Gap Campaign

August 24, 2022

Dear Co-op Owners, We have so much to celebrate as we head into fall… Our grocery store is now being built at 86 Powder Mill Road (woohoo!) Our Co-op community has grown to more than 2,000 proud owners! Last fall’s capital campaign reached its goal of $2M in community loans Our Sustainability Campaign has raised…

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We’re Breaking Ground on Our Grocery Store!

June 30, 2022

Dear Co-op Community, It’s time! On Friday, July 8, at 12pm, we break ground on our community-owned grocery store at 86 Powder Mill Road in Maynard! Take a work break and join co-op owners, board directors, and elected officials as we celebrate the start of construction on our grocery store. Then, stay tuned in the coming…

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The Summer Eats Raffle for All Owners!

June 1, 2022

We are so excited to announce our Summer Eats Raffle, a partnership with amazing local food producers and restaurants. All Co-op owners are automatically entered to win, but you have to be an owner before August 1!Not yet an owner in our community-owned grocery store? Click here to join more than 1,950 friends. We open our Assaber…

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Spring Wellness Raffle Winners!

May 31, 2022

Congratulations to our Spring Wellness Raffle winners below!All owners in our community-owned grocery store were entered to win, and we welcomed a lot of new friends this spring. We’re up to 1,950 owners, and we open our Assabet Co-op Market later this year! Thanks to our amazing local business friends below – check them out for…

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Sen. Eldridge Secures $50k for Co-op’s IT, SNAP Benefits!

May 29, 2022

We are thrilled to announce that Senator Jamie Eldridge has secured $50,000 in state funding for our community-owned grocery store’s IT systems, funding that will allow us to easily accept SNAP benefits! These funds will help us achieve a core piece of our mission: increasing access to locally sourced, healthy food for all, regardless of…

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New Store Renderings!

April 15, 2022

We are thrilled to share two new renderings of our community-owned grocery store, opening this year at 86 Powder Mill Road in Maynard!  We’ll have more visuals coming soon, and of course walk-throughs as our site is transformed into our community-owned grocery store. But we love the way Maynard artist and fellow co-op owner Amanda Williams Galvin captures the…

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Board Update! New Year, New Logo, New Store Rendering!

January 20, 2022

Happy New Year From the Board! If all goes according to plan, next holiday season we will be purchasing most of our holiday dining needs at our newly established, dynamic, centrally located, welcoming co-op. Very exciting — and worth the wait! Each month, we hit new milestones. As a board member (and the designer of…

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