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Celebrate Women’s History Month with Our Speaker & Demo Series! March is Women’s History Month, and we’re thrilled to bring you a special Speaker & Demo Series featuring inspiring women […]
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By Calvin Dame, Board member In late August, the Co-op received the disappointing news that our respected and able General Manager, Lee Bradford, was departing. The Board of Directors of […]
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For a little context: this is written from the perspective of a BFC staff member who has worked at the Co-op for about thirteen years in various departments: first in […]
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Call for applications to table at the BFC’s 2024 Wellness Fair!  We invite wellness-focused practitioners, organizations, and businesses to join us on Friday, April 19th, from 1:30-4:30 pm in the […]
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Meeting Date: Monday, January 10, 2024  Present at Meeting Directors Present: Calvin Dame, Judy Fink, Denise Glover, Anneka Kindler, Michele Meulendyk, Jerelyn Wilson, and Johanna Zalneraitis. Directors Absent: Vanessa Vadim. […]
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By Michele Meulendyk When we think about a Board of Directors, it can be easy to imagine the cutthroat suits of our television shows and movies. Yet, your Co-op Board […]
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If you didn’t, you are not alone. These pieces of Black history, American history, and the history of the cooperative movement, along with countless others, have been missing—and often intentionally […]
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Little Lad’s popcorn has been a fan favorite within Maine’s state borders for twenty-five-plus years. It was created by Maria Fleming, a young mother and business owner in a small […]
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The Board of Directors appointed Evan Silber to the Board as a Staff Director on January 10th. He will be serving through 2025, filling the remainder of the term vacated […]
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What Would You Tell a Shareholder? From the January 2024 Board meeting:
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Brattleboro, VT – January 22, 2024 The Brattleboro Food Co-op is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Santorelli as its new General Manager, effective January 22nd. The decision was […]
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As of January 22nd, the Brattleboro Food Co-op will have a new General Manager. On Wednesday, January 10th, the Board of Directors voted to offer the position of General Manager […]
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