I am a member of the Portland Food Co-op & I love it! I love the great deals I get, the access to locally grown & organic food & the amazing sense of community that our coop embodies! If you aren’t in the greater Portland area, I hope you will take a few minutes to explore co-ops in your area–they offer so much to our communities.
If you are nearby … Have you seen the time and temperature building in Portland lately? It’s flashing “FOOD COOP” to tell the whole town that the Portland Food Co-op is opening a community owned retail grocery store, and we need you to join us as a Member-Owner (http://www.portlandfood.coop/join-now/).
As a member-owner, I am excited that soon Portland will have a retail Food Co-op open 7 days a week open to the public in town because it means building community, providing healthy food to our community, and supporting our local economy … and they will carry our Kids Gone Raw snacks! Wooo-hoooo! In order to open the doors this September, we need 1400 Member-Owners – we are already over halfway there!
This week, while the whole town sees “FOOD COOP,” we plan to reach a major milestone, two-thirds of the member-owners needed to help open the store. If you are not already a member-owner will you join me today and become a member-owner online? (http://www.portlandfood.coop/join-now/)
The time is right to join over 750 other current member-owners and help open the Portland Food Co-op store this Fall! www.portlandfood.coop/join-now/
Thanks so much for considering joining the Co-op! I’m a huge fan of it & think you will love it too! 🙂 Elizabeth
P.S. I want to make sure you know that you can easily become a member-owner online to help open the store and you will have no expected volunteer shifts. Also, joining now means that you can give feedback on the design for the new store. Join online here (http://www.portlandfood.coop/join-now/)
P.S.S. Please share this with anyone else you think would be interested. It’s such an important time for the Co-op! We need you!