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Board Site Search Update for April 2021!

April 6, 2021

From Your Assabet Co-op Market Board: Time for another update! Our new General Manager, Sam, has brought skills, time, and attention to locating a site quickly, building on the solid effort and leads that the Board has been working on tirelessly for the past year. Sam has also been laying the foundation for a successful…

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New Owner Collage

Happy New Year, Co-op Community!

January 1, 2021

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: Tai Chi Class with Metrowest Kung Fu

Co-op Winter Wellness Series is Here!

December 21, 2020

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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Assabet Co-op Market First Rendering

Site Search Update!

December 6, 2020

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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Assabet Co-op Market General Manager Sam McCormick

Introducing Our General Manager Sam McCormick!

November 13, 2020

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

November 11, 2020

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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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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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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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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