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A Co-op By Any Other Name...

“What's in a name? That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet” Just like that 16th century love stories and high school Literature classes feel relevant to the struggles of a modern day food co-op.

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Own the Co-op; Call to Action
Your Co-op is up to something and we need your support

While we are engaging in food equity work, we wanted to draw in local artists of color to get their perspective on the intersection between access to food and community in the form of a mural that we hope to have placed on our external cafe seating area walls. This mural represents our recommitment to our co-operative principles and a celebration of what makes our Co-op possible, our community.

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Self Care and Staff Treatment
Show others the respect that you yourself deserve

Self care is crucial. We tend to see it as a singular topic, but self-care at work may look very different from self-care at home. The challenges are different; the solutions sometimes complex, particularly for those of us who work in the service industry.

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Racial Equity Statement
It's never too late for positive change

Reflections on cooperation and social balance. It's never too late for positive change.

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Planning & Preparedness at our Co-op

How your Co-op is looking out for the safety of our shoppers, our employees, and the community.

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New Year, New Beginnings

We started this new decade with the spirit of refreshing, re-evaluating and recommitting. The Co-op's operational team worked together to identify some areas of focus for the coming year that would help us in our mission to cultivate a spirit of community and enrich health and well-being.

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Moving Forward Together: Community Ownership

Being a food co-op isn't just about selling food. What is it about Erie's only community-owned grocery store that makes it special?

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From the GM Perspective: Patronage Dividends
Understanding the numbers

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Owning the Co-op, One by One!
Third Quarter Fiscal Year Financials

Third Quarter Fiscal Year Financials

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