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Save the Date – MFC Pancake Breakfast on June 3, 2017!

Posted by on May 7, 2017

Save the Date – MFC Pancake Breakfast on June 3, 2017!

It’s that time of a year again! Flowers are blooming, the sun is out (sometimes), and your food co-op is making pancakes! Join us for our annual pancake breakfast fundraiser and friendraiser! We’ll have great food for most diets (carnivores, vegetarians, gluten-free), music, a raffle, door prizes and more. Breakfast is $10 ($5 for kids), and anyone who becomes a member between now and the breakfast eats for free! So mark your calendars and join us! When: Saturday, June 3 at 8 AM – 12 PM Where: Montavilla United Methodist Church 232 SE 80th RSVP: Not necessary to attend, but...

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Welcome to our new Project Manager!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017

Welcome to our new Project Manager!

The Montavilla Food Co-op (MFC) is excited to introduce Colby Clipston as our new Project Manager and newest member-owner! Colby will focus on volunteer recruitment, training, and engagement; events coordination; as well as provide support to our ongoing effort to recruit more member-owners. Our co-op has made significant progress in recent years and we are well on our way toward 600 members! But as we mature as an organization and continue to expand, our volunteer-led group needs to rely on more professional help to manage all our responsibilities. Colby joins us at a critical time in our...

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4th Annual Craft Sale Fundraiser – November 26th

Posted by on Nov 20, 2016

4th Annual Craft Sale Fundraiser – November 26th

  The Montavilla Food Co-op is hosting it’s fourth Craft Sale fundraiser on November 26th from 10-4 at Wix Insurance at 81st and Stark! The sale features locally crafted pottery and glassware, soap, jewelry, candles, cards and more. Every dollar raised benefits the effort to establish a community owned grocery store in Montavilla. Most items are less that $20. For more information, view the event page on...

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A message for our community

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016

A message for our community

Dear Montavilla Food Co-op Member-Owners, Volunteers, and Community, We know many of you are reeling from the election this year. Whether you are celebrating a victory or mourning a loss, many of us are shocked at the deep divisions in our country highlighted by the election results and aftermath. The Montavilla Food Co-op is not a political organization, and does not take a stance on political candidates. We welcome and value member-owners from all political persuasions, celebrate bipartisan cooperation, and do not want to alienate anyone based on politics. That said, we feel it’s important...

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MFC’s Annual Report

Posted by on Oct 9, 2016

MFC’s Annual Report

MFC’s Annual Report updates member-owners on the co-op’s progress, financial condition, and strategies for growth in the coming year. We are especially excited to provide this update this year, as the co-op saw substantial growth in membership, celebrated many successes in securing grant funding, completed a successful market study, and continued progress on our development timeline. We are proud of our progress and incredibly grateful to all our member-owners, volunteers, and community partners who have helped us achieve this success! Thanks to all our member-owners and...

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