Cooperatives are democratic organizations controlled by their members, who actively participate in setting policies and making decisions. At the Olympia Food Co-op, we encourage all members to be part of this cooperative in many ways – from offering suggestions for products to carry, to voting for your Board of Directors or other member initiated ballots – from serving as working members, to joining us in celebration of our community at our Annual Harvest party. We have been looking for ways to keep folks up to date with all we are doing – here are our latest efforts …
Blog – our random posts of store news that you may want notice of, such as the latest Round Up, or how to sign up for a promotional give-a-way, or providing information on applying for the Board of Directors.
The bi-weekly news, the Spoonful flyer features a local partner and a coupon for their product, as well as tidbits of news happening within our organization, such as interviews with working members, or new staff, or local events we are sponsoring.
Our quarterly, the Table Magazine, has interesting articles reflective of our organization, fun recipes, and other quarterly Co-op news, such as the financials and Board of Director reports.
For last minute news, visit our Facebook page, filled with random posts of things happening right now in the stores, or links to ideas of things you might find of interest, and best of all, regular posts of our weekly produce specials!