George Street Co-op is looking to add an enthusiastic, self-motivated Floor Manager to our team.
Welcome to the Co-op!
A place for people who value healthy food, a healthy planet, and cooperation. — Our vision statement
The George Street Co-op is a non-profit natural foods store owned and run by its members. We sell vegetarian foods with the greatest nutritional value possible, and only minimal processing or additives. Everyone is welcome to shop at the Co-op and choose from our excellent selection of fresh organic produce, bulk foods, vitamins & herbs, body care and earth-friendly products, gifts, and more.
Upcoming events — get involved!Wednesday, October 7 at 6:30pm
The Product Committee meets at 6:00pm in the Co-op upstairs, the first Wednesday of each month. All Co-op members are encouraged to attend and voice their product preferences. Co-op management is always present at these meetings, ready to hear your concerns.
Thursday, October 8 at 7:30pm
A beautiful open mic at the George Street Co-op Café, every Thursday. Signups start at 7:30pm, performances start at 8:00pm. There’s no cover, and all types of performers are welcome! For more information, join our Facebook group.
Monday, October 12 at 7:30pm
The Co-op's Board of Directors meets at 7:30pm in the Co-op's upstairs meeting room, the second Monday of each month. All Co-op members are encouraged to attend Board of Directors meetings, whether you prefer to observe discussion or to (respectfully) take part.
Thursday, October 15 at 7:30pm — description is the same as for Thursday, October 8
Friday, October 16
World Food Day, October 16th, is a worldwide event designed to increase awareness, understanding and informed, year-around action to alleviate hunger. World Food Day was proclaimed in 1979 by the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It marks the date of the founding of FAO in 1945.
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Recent happenings at the Co-op
The results of the latest membership referendum are in:
1. Members voted to give the Board of Directors the power to change the Co-op’s senior citizen discount policy.
2. Members voted to permit electronic voting in future referendum votes.
3. Members re-elected Marilynn Winston, Chad Hetman, and John Leary to continue serving on the Board of Directors.
Co-op members, the official ballot box is here! You have TWO WEEKS (until Saturday April 4th) to mail in your referendum ballot, or to return it in-person to the store. The store’s future is yours — be a part of the process!
Our co op has recently concluded our 2013 referendum. Thank you to everyone who participated, your input is vital. An important change to our membership structure has passed. Once implemented, memberships will renew on the anniversary of joining, rather than every August.
Additionally, all seven Board of Director appointments were ratified by membership vote.
As a member of the George Street Co Op, you will receive your 2013 referendum in the mail. There are EIGHT questions. Question 1 deals with membership terms, and the remaining seven are ballot votes for each of the seats on the Board of Directors.
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