It's spring! Show your GCG pride by getting a GCG lawn sign!
Lawn signs are available at Next Chapter Bookstore starting May 10th. They are $3/sign. Limited supply, so get yours soon! These signs are for owners only.
April was a busy month for Granite City Grocery. We held back-to-back outreach events at the Quarry Grill & Tavern. Trained board members and volunteers in owner recruitment strategy, held several Committee meetings, passed a budget for the new year, and launched owner recruitment teams! Here are some pictures from some of our April outreach events! At right, GCG Prez Chris Riddell and Matt Cropp of Cooperative Vermont.Read more
We have finally reached a stage in our food co-op development where we need more help. It's time for our first paid position! We're hiring for a temporary, part-time Outreach Coordinator. If you are interested, click here to read the full job description. We expect the successful candidate to start May 1st and work until December 31st, although we may extend the position through 2015. We will accept applications until the position is filled. Come work for a great organization looking to bring fresh food back to downtown Barre!Read more
Co-ops build their owner base organically. Each owner has the power to bring in new owners by virtue of sharing their enthusiasm and the reason for becoming an owner of the co-op with their social networks - family, friends, colleagues, neighbors...
Here are two easy ways that you can encourage people to become an owner today:
- Facebook post
- Personal emails to people in your networks
Read on for two sample posts that you can easily use and tailor for your purposes!Read more