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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Co-op Winter Wellness Series is Here!

Co-op Winter Wellness Series: Tai Chi Class with Metrowest Kung Fu

Announcing the Co-op Winter Wellness Series! FREE Online Tai Chi, Yoga, Gardening & More from Our Local Business Partners! Please join us for Co-op Winter Wellness, Free Online Wellness Classes all winter long thanks to our awesome local business partners. Stay healthy, balanced and connected as we charge our way through to spring! Here’s the…

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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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Owners: Take Our Products & Services Survey!

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

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

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

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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