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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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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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Bylaw Changes for 2019
Proposal for wording changes to WFC Bylaws

These proposed bylaw changes will be up for vote on the upcoming ballot.

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Grow-op Garden Update: July

Find out what's growing on in the garden outside the co-op's main entry doors.

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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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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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Fire Cider Awareness

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The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change

Many people find change to be one of the more difficult factors in life to leverage. While change can feel uncomfortable at times, it's really a necessary piece of the puzzle in making a bigger, better picture for everyone.

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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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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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Means to our Ends
How your co-op is fulfilling a commitment to the Erie community

Environment, Erie, and Education. The three E's which define our Ends at the Co-op. For each of these, we have a committee comprised of staff members who have chosen to make it their mission to see how the co-op can be its best in each one of these areas.

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Getting the Community Back Into the Co-op Community Center
Sometimes the fair thing to do isn't free.

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