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#1 of 8 Old 10-23-2012, 08:44 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Are you in the Chicagoland area and interested in joining efforts to start a community owned grocery store? The food co-op movement is growing strong but we need all the support we can get! Please check out our website, join the mailing list, take the shopper's survey & "Like" us on Facebook to get involved!

 

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We're gaining momentum & have lots of fun coming up so join us! Our first yard sale was a great success, we have monthly fundraising workshops and coming soon is a film & discussion series as well as a Harvest Festival this fall. We can do this, western Chicagoland! 

 

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Very excited about this!  I live in Elmhurst.  Is there a crunchier vibe in Lombard?

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I will definitely be looking into this! I love the ideas behind co-ops!

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I obviously haven't been on MDC in a while. Oops! I hope some of you were able to make it out to our 1st Annual Harvest Fest last weekend. Great time!

 

Coming up we have a Food for Thought film series at COD, the first one being held on Oct. 1. Come join us!

https://www.facebook.com/events/557246954342858/


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Today we launched our ownership drive!! After a year and a half of solid work, we're crazy excited to start selling ownership shares. Please spread the word & become a member-owner if you live in the area. 

 

http://prairiefood.coop/ownership/


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