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Expansion 2012

  • FEB

    28

    Co-op's: Mission + Economic Engine = Community Change and Empowerment
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    Cooperatives are where business and social mission meet. You might think of it as a simple equation:  mission + economic engine = lots of community change and empowerment. Common Ground’s recent

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  • FEB

    01

    So, Do You Love It?

    So, do you love it? Someday soon, I’m sure, I’ll stop feeling like I’ve walked into a wonderland when I step into Common Ground’s newly expanded store in the morning when I come to work, bu

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  • DEC

    31

    We Can Do More

    We can do more. I my article in last month’s newsletter I celebrated with you CGFC’s 2012 accomplishments. Our brand new, expanded store is a testament to the to dedication and investment of ou

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  • NOV

    30

    2012 Wrap Up

    2012 has been nothing short of magic at our Food Co-op. Common Ground has been busy setting high goals as a community, reaching them, and then surpassing them for almost five years now. It will be

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  • NOV

    15

    First Class in Flatlander Classroom
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    This week has been full of progress and excitement! We held our first class in the Flatlander Classroom on Tuesday evening. The class was all about pairing cheese and wine led by our cheese buyer, Bil

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  • OCT

    24

    All About Price
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    It’s All About Price The construction of your expanded Co-op is, as you read this, drawing to a close. After years of planning, raising funds, more planning, and six months of construction - fina

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  • SEP

    28

    Living Into It
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    As you read this, we are likely only a month away from completing the main construction of your expanded Common Ground Food Co-op store space. It gives me chills just thinking about it, this amazi

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  • SEP

    20

    Produce is Flipping!
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    Now it's our produce departments turn to FLIP! If you have been in the store recently, you most likely noticed that we moved over to the new space except your produce department stayed in the same spo

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  • SEP

    05

    We Survived the Flip!
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    Yesterday was a long day for Common Ground staff.  We successfully moved into our new space adjacent to our previous, added over 600 new products, and now our construction crew is hard at work remode

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  • AUG

    28

    Growing the Local Economy
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    Without a doubt, expansion changes things. This month is Local Foods Month and the four year anniversary of Common Ground opening its doors for business in its current Lincoln Square location. Reflect

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