Co-op Winter Raffle for New Owners!

Aaronap Cellars Winery

It’s the Winter Co-op Raffle for new owners! All new owners who join our community-owned grocery store in December and January are entered to win awesome prizes from our local business friends. Like what? A private wine tasting for up to 6 people from Aaronap Cellars! A Craic Sauce Gift Set – amazing hot sauces…

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Big News On Affordable Food at the Co-op!

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As our owners know, one of the core aims of our community-owned grocery store is to increase healthy food access for all, regardless of income. That’s why this news is so exciting …Our Assabet Co-op Market was chosen as the only East Coast startup to be accepted into the National Co+op Grocers network for 2021.NCG pools…

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Capital Campaign Goal Reached!

Capital Campaign Thermometer 11.20.21

WE DID IT!!! Dear Co-op Community, THANK YOU! This fall, in true cooperative fashion, hundreds of Owners invested $2M in interest-paying loans to complete our Capital Campaign, just in time for the holidays 🙂 *If you pledged a loan but have not completed your paperwork, please send it in so we can fully fund our project…

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Co-op Site Announcement!

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Our Community-Owned Grocery Store Has Found a Home! Assabet Co-op Market has agreed to lease space at Victory Plaza, 86 Powder Mill Road in Maynard, and we are working toward making the future home of our community-owned grocery store a reality! (Watch our on-location site announcement by clicking here.) This riverside property is in the…

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GM Sam McCormick Joins Moth Storytellers in Harvard!

Fugitive Stories Event

This Sat., July 31, please join Co-op General Manager Sam McCormick and award-winning Moth storytellers for “Fugitive Stories,” a live storytelling event at Old Frog Pond Farm in Harvard. Hear Sam tell their story, enjoy other great storytellers, and grab some fresh, organic produce from the farm! WHEN: This Sat., July 31, 3-4:30pm WHERE: Old…

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Video: July 8 Q&A With General Manager Sam McCormick

If you missed last night’s Owners Q&A with General Manager Sam McCormick, watch it here! Sam discusses the latest progress toward opening our community-owned grocery store and answers fantastic questions from our Owners. Still have questions? E-mail us at info@assabetmarket.coop.

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July Board Update!

Co-op Board of Directors Summer 2021

Hello Members/Supporters, Time for another update! We are pleased to report that our site negotiations are on track, and that the process continues to be a positive one. The Board is beginning to plan our next Annual Meeting. We intend to hold the meeting in September this year, and are so excited to see you…

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Q&A With General Manager Sam McCormick!

Co-op GM Sam McCormick

If you missed yesterday’s Q&A with General Manager Sam McCormick, watch the video below! Sam talks about the Board’s latest site search update (we’re in negotiations!) and answers great questions from our Owners. Then click here to join more than 1,650 proud Owners, and let’s open our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store!

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June 2021 Site Search Update: In Negotiations!

Board of Directors 2021 Black and White

Hello Members/Supporters, Time for another update! We are delighted to share that we’re negotiating on a promising site. The process has been positive so far, and while we don’t know for sure how long it will take, we hope to have good news to share soon! The Board is already looking ahead to our next…

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May 2021 Site Search Update!

Board of Directors 2021 Black and White

From Your Assabet Co-op Market Board: We’ve got an update and a request for volunteers! We are pleased to share with you that we’ve had promising activity with one of the viable sites under consideration. We’ve obtained a sales forecast and developed a pro forma (budget) that is very positive. We’re beginning conversations with the…

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