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The apple – a festive feature of fall

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014

The apple – a festive feature of fall

Every so often, time and place matter in our collective eating experience. Enjoying apples during the autumn months most certainly fits that category.

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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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First Friday Social at the Beer Bunker is Back!

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014

First Friday Social at the Beer Bunker is Back!

We had such a great time at the Beer Bunker, at our First Friday Social at the beginning of August, that we are doing it again! For our second Social we will be featuring the local band Hutson! For a selection of their music check them out here. The Portland Mercury said this about them: “Portland rock band Hutson makes the kind of music that I’d like to invite over for dinner, by which I mean that it’s polite enough to help out with the dishes, but wouldn’t ever make boring table conversation—and would likely bring over plenty to drink. Hutson’s debut...

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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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