Sugar Beet Food Co-op is a startup co-operative grocery store, like Wild Root Market Food Co-op. They are located in Oak Park, Illinois. Some people from Wild Root Market met some of the folks from Sugar Beet at a recent day-long food co-op workshop in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. We could not be happier for their success in opening their doors on July 31.
We met people from other co-op startups in our region, as well. It is inspiring to see their web pages and Facebook pages, and to learn that they are working through the same kinds of things we’re experiencing here in Racine.
We will continue to add links to other food co-ops in our region in the days ahead. Look for those links on our On-line Resources page.
Watch an inspiring short video (about 4 minutes) about new co-ops who have opened their doors during the past year.
Navigate to Currents, Video Messages.
The next Novel Noshes Book Club meeting will be held August 6 at 6 pm at the Racine Public Library.
You can find more information on the Novel Noshes page, here.
Wild Root Market is hosting a Volunteer Meet-Up
on Sunday, 24 May
Great Lakes Farmers Market
at the Racine Milaeger’s at 4838 Douglas Avenue.
All member-owners of Wild Root Market
as well as interested guests
are welcome to attend!
Eco-Municipalities and the Natural Step
Lessons for Creating a More Sustainable Racine
Thursday, April 30, 7 – 8:30 pm
SC Johnson Golden Rondelle in Racine
See more details at Upcoming Events
Our annual Member-Owners’ Meeting and Social gathering
will take place the evening of April 20 at a new location this year,
the Gateway Technical College Conference Center.
Member-owners and the public are invited to attend.
For more information please see our Upcoming Events page.
Mileager’s Great Lakes Farmers’ Market
Every Sunday 10 am – 2 pm
For more information, click here or navigate to our Upcoming Events page.
Woody Tasch, author of “Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered” and founder of the Slow Money Movement, talks about the movement and about getting people together who grow, transport, sell, and consume locally grown good food.