George Street Co-op is looking to add an enthusiastic, self-motivated Floor Manager to our team.
Welcome to the Co-op!
A place for people who value healthy food, a healthy planet, and cooperation. — Our vision statement
The George Street Co-op is a non-profit natural foods store owned and run by its members. We sell vegetarian foods with the greatest nutritional value possible, and only minimal processing or additives. Everyone is welcome to shop at the Co-op and choose from our excellent selection of fresh organic produce, bulk foods, vitamins & herbs, body care and earth-friendly products, gifts, and more.
Upcoming events — get involved!Monday, October 24
Food Day, October 24 was created in 1975 by the Center for Science in the Public Interest to raise awareness about the increasing industrialization of American agriculture, rising food prices, hunger, and the American diet and health crisis. To get involved, visit the site here: http://www.foodday.org/get_involved
Thursday, October 27 at 5:30pm
The Personnel Committee meets in the Co-op upstairs at 5:30pm on the fourth Thursday of each month. All Co-op members are welcome to attend.
Thursday, October 27 at 7:30pm
A beautiful open mic at the George Street Co-op Café, every Thursday. Signups start at 7:45pm, performances start at 8:00pm. There’s no cover, and all types of performers are welcome! For more information, join our Facebook group.
Sunday, October 30 at 5:30pm
Yoga classes in the Co-op Café, each Sunday at 5:30. These donation-based classes are tailored to all levels — this is your opportunity to try yoga in safe space! Please bring a mat, friends and an open-mind!
Saturday, November 5 at 6:00pm
A free community Crystal Sound Bath meditation! Peaceful meditation accompanied with quartz crystal singing bowls. We will start at 6pm, so please come in earlier to secure your spot and be courteous of the space. RSVP on Facebook here.
We hope to make this available to the community every month, so donations are suggested.
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Recent happenings at the Co-op
The results of the latest membership referendum are in:
1. Members voted to give the Board of Directors the power to change the Co-op’s senior citizen discount policy.
2. Members voted to permit electronic voting in future referendum votes.
3. Members re-elected Marilynn Winston, Chad Hetman, and John Leary to continue serving on the Board of Directors.
Co-op members, the official ballot box is here! You have TWO WEEKS (until Saturday April 4th) to mail in your referendum ballot, or to return it in-person to the store. The store’s future is yours — be a part of the process!
Our co op has recently concluded our 2013 referendum. Thank you to everyone who participated, your input is vital. An important change to our membership structure has passed. Once implemented, memberships will renew on the anniversary of joining, rather than every August.
Additionally, all seven Board of Director appointments were ratified by membership vote.
As a member of the George Street Co Op, you will receive your 2013 referendum in the mail. There are EIGHT questions. Question 1 deals with membership terms, and the remaining seven are ballot votes for each of the seats on the Board of Directors.
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