2016 was a monumental year for the ERA Food Co-op. Our membership doubled since 2015! We now have over 160 committed community members investing their time and money into creating a convenient store that provides a one-stop-shop for healthy food and sustainable products. We were awarded our SECOND $10,000 grant from the Food Co-op Initiative. ThatContinue Reading 2016 Celebrations
Please welcome our FIRST HIRE at the Elk River Area Food Co-op…. Alyssa Johnson grew up in Elk River and graduated from the University of Minnesota – Duluth with degrees in both marketing and finance. Her plan is to make the co-op more visible in the community and strengthen the relationship between supplier (local farmers) andContinue Reading ERA Food Co-op Hires First Staff!
Voting Results At this meeting, we asked members to vote on two things: Candidates to fill two vacant board positions – Board Member-At-Large and Treasurer. One applicant ran. Re-determining term dates for current board members to meet requirements set in our bylaws. Revised Terms: Kari Froehlich- November 2017 Michelle Fraunfelder – November 2017 Annie Felix-GerthContinue Reading 2015 Annual Membership Meeting
Voting in the Board of Directors’ elections is the simplest way to effect change in the store that you own. By voting for the candidate(s) that most nearly match your vision for The ERA Food Co-op, you participate in the direction that we take as a community-owned organization. We urge you to participate in the electionContinue Reading Voting will be open from November 9th-November 16th, 2016
Date: November 16th, 2015 Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm Location: Granite Shores, Community Room 633 Main Street NW, Elk River, MN 55330 Meeting #: 32 6:00 PM: Social and pot-luck 6:30 PM: Annual Meeting Start Introductions Treasurer Report – Jessica Account total Expenses and income Member total 2016 proposed budget Membership voting – Michelle NewContinue Reading Agenda: Elk River Area Co-op Annual Membership Meeting
Interested in helping develop and determine the direction of the Elk River Area Food Co-op? If you care about our co-op, its ownership, and its success in a challenging business world, consider running for the Board of Directors. ERA Food Co-op is currently recruiting two candidates for an upcoming October election. Board Member-At-Large The BoardContinue Reading The Board Application Deadline has been Extended to Oct 16th
Date: September 21st, 2015 Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm Location: Elk River Golf Club, 20015 Elk Lake Road Meeting #: 30 Meeting Preparation: Review last month’s meeting notes and make sure you completed/are working on tasks agreed to. Review grant progress reports. Think about ideas for annual membership meeting! Introductions Negotiate Agenda: is there anyContinue Reading Agenda: Elk River Area Co-op Development Meeting
Interested in helping develop and determine the direction of the Elk River Area Food Co-op? If you care about our co-op, its ownership, and its success in a challenging business world, consider running for the Board of Directors. ERA Food Co-op is currently recruiting two candidates for an upcoming October election. Board Member-At-Large The BoardContinue Reading Now accepting applications to fill two board of directors positions!
Attendance: Tiffany Determan, Annie Felix-Gerth, Michelle Fraunfelder, Kari Froehlich, Jessica Hackenmueller, Cindy Haller, & Angel Stiemert of Wings of Sugarer Treasurer report: Account total $7831.36 Income $2306.46 (Memberships) Expenses $158.39 ($89.23 OfficeMax/stamps, $13.99 QB, $15.17 godaddy, $40 Prairie Festival) Members: 77 Old Business 1. Party in the park (Keller Williams) – was it worth it?Continue Reading Elk River Area Food Co-op Meeting Minutes
Monthly meetings will be held on the 3rd Monday of the month at Elk River Golf Course at 6:30pm.