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Meet your neighbors, enjoy good food, and build a co-op!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014

Meet your neighbors, enjoy good food, and build a co-op!

Bringing people together to enjoy food and community is a great way to grow support for the Montavilla Food Co-op. Everyone in the community is a crucial and unique ally in building a stronger member base to support the co-op when it opens. Consider hosting a potluck, BBQ or house party to share the vision of the co-op with your neighbors, friends and family. Invite your friends and immediate neighbors to help us promote cooperative ownership. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to get together and meet your neighbors and celebrate community. How to host an informational potluck- Pick a few...

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Thank You 2013 Board of Directors!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014

A gigantic thanks to our 2013 Board of Directors. You ROCK!!

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Montavilla Pancake Brunch

Posted by on May 17, 2014

Montavilla Pancake Brunch

The Montavilla Food Co-op is holding its 4th Annual Pancake Brunch fundraiser on Saturday, June 14 from 9am-12pm! The Brunch will be held at the Montavilla United Methodist Church on 232 SE 80th Avenue. In previous years this event has helped the co-op raise funds for the co-op’s development as well as attract new member/owners and raise awareness of our mission and values.  This is the kickoff for our yearly fundraising and one of many planned fundraisers for the coming calendar year.  This year we are offering a new brunch menu with the help of a group of young local culinary professionals...

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Your new board members

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014

Your new board members

The board ballots have been tallied and the results are in. The members of the Montavilla Food Co-op have elected their second Board of Directors! Many thanks to our outgoing directors: President Amanda Ryan, Secretary Mark Holden, Treasurer Connie Jan and Nicole Cousino – Your service to the co-op was greatly appreciated and invaluable to our progress! Remaining on the board is Vice President Ben Cutler. He will be joined by Katherine Lim-Pedery, Missy Rohs, Ellen Rubinstein, Scott McCormick and Kelly Damewood. If you missed reading about the new directors, you can go here to find out...

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Who’s your Farmer?

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014

Who’s your Farmer?

Right in your neighborhood you can connect with your very own farmer, know how your food is grown, and eat the freshest, healthiest food around through community supported agriculture (CSA). A CSA is a relationship between you and a farmer. Kind of like joining a gym, you pay a fee to a farm for a season, and, instead of weight machines and spinning classes, your primary benefit is a variety of fresh, local food- whatever is ready to harvest every week for the growing season. Other benefits include knowing what goes into growing your food and supporting sustainable agriculture and a...

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Mia Neuse

Posted by on Mar 1, 2014

Mia Neuse

“Co-ops are good for our community, good for our quality of life, and provide us a key way to take charge of our food supply. I am happy my family joined and look forward to its opening!” In her 7th year at Montavilla Community Acupuncture, Mia Neuse is a stalwart resident and business owner in Montavilla. She first became interested in Chinese medicine in the early 90s when, “An injury I had didn’t respond to conventional Western medicine.” After studying shiatsu, Japanese acupressure massage, from a Master she decided to study acupuncture and Chinese medicine and...

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