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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Happy New Year, Co-op Community!

New Owner Collage

Happy New Year, Co-op Community! And so long, 2020 🙂 We’ve had a wild ride on so many fronts, but despite the challenges our Co-op Community is stronger than ever and we’re ready … 473 New Owners, a Record! 1,610 Owners Overall! $1.5M in Interest-Paying Owner Loans, 75% of our $2M Campaign Goal! We Hired…

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Site Search Update!

Assabet Co-op Market First Rendering

10 Potential Co-op Sites Are In the Works Here’s the Latest on Our Search for Our Grocery Store’s Future Home  … We have 5 sites we are actively considering making offers on and another 5 backup sites. None of the sites is perfect, but each active target comes close to our ideal specifications (see below).…

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Introducing Our General Manager Sam McCormick!

Assabet Co-op Market General Manager Sam McCormick

Co-op Owners, please welcome our community-owned grocery store’s General Manager Sam McCormick! Sam will join us at this Sunday’s 2020 Annual Owners Meeting, 2-3PM on Zoom 🙂 *The Zoom access link has been emailed to all Owners. If you did not receive that link, please e-mail info@assabetmarket.coop. “I’m thrilled to be joining you as the…

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An Important Update for Our Owners and Supporters

Dear Co-op Community, I’m reaching out to you personally today because we have a lot to report. It’s been a bit of a roller-coaster ride over here at Assabet Co-op Market. These are exciting times. Every day, we are a step closer to the reality of our community owned grocery store. With our annual meeting…

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

Storefront Illustration

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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Potential Purchase in the Works – Building Inspector Hired!

Assabet Co-op Market - Co op Storefront Collage

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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