Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Appeals Court Upholds Olympia Food Co-op's Boycott of Israeli Goods

Hello friends,


We received notice yesterday that the Court of Appeals has upheld Judge McPhee's ruling in favor of the 16 co-defendants (Board, former Board, and Staff members) of the Co-op who are being sued over the decision to honor the Israeli products boycott. For more information about this latest ruling please click the link to the Center for Constitutional Rights. http://bit.ly/Otzk8P

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Eastside 20th Anniversary Celebration!









We are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of our Eastside Location today,
 Saturday, April 5th! From 8am - 9pm! 


We will have 20 DEEP DISCOUNTS, Food, 90's Music, Party Hats, and Incredible Fun! 


Please Join us in our celebration and many of the Staff's 20 year anniversary of their service to our OFC!


Thank you for sharing community with us!




Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Thurston County Food Bank to Hold Spring Produce Drive at the Olympia Food Co-op




Thurston County Food Bank to Hold Spring Produce Drive at the Olympia Food Co-op

Olympia, WA.

Everyone is invited to the Thurston County Food Bank's Spring Produce Drive at the Olympia Food Co-op on Saturday, April 5th, 2014.  Come join in developing this local resource to make good food accessible to everyone! 

Staff from the Food Bank will be on hand at both the Co-op locations from Noon until 4pm to receive produce donations and answer questions about Food Bank programs and services.  

This is yet another event in a long-running collaboration between the Food Co-op and the Food Bank to provide nutritious and healthy meals to the under-served members of our community.

Thurston County Food Bank:
http://thurstoncountyfoodbank.org/

Olympia Food Co-op Locations:
http://www.olympiafood.coop/locations.html

Westside Store: (360) 754-7666
921 Rogers ST NW Olympia, WA 98502

Eastside Store: (360) 956-3870

3111 Pacific AVE SE Olympia, WA 98501 


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Local Products Committee is Looking for New Members!

OFC’s Local Products Committee is recruiting a couple new members at large.  The committee is made up of board members, local farmers and producers, members at large, and Co-op staff members. If you are interested in serving on this committee of the board, please email localproductsofc@gmail.com today and ask for an application. 



Thursday, February 6, 2014

Friday, December 13, 2013

Proposed Board Agenda for Thursday, Dec. 19th

Proposed Board Agenda for December 19, 2013 6:30-9:30 pm

Board meetings are held at the Co-op's downtown business office at 610 Columbia Street SW. Members are welcome to attend.


Agenda Item
Action
Time
Announcements

share
2 min
Mission Statement & Commitments Review

share
3 min
Member Comment

listen
10 min
Staff report

listen
5 min
People’s House request for support
consent
10 min
Report back: first round of staff feedback on legal identity information
listen
20 min
2014 Budget
consent
30 min
Break
relax
10 min
Review of Committees and taskforces: should we add an election taskforce? Ask another group to look at election issues? Are we satisfied with other committees?
discuss
20 min
Committee Reports
Board committees include: Outreach, Finance, Personnel, Local, Co-op Development, Hiring, Member Relations and Expansion. Currently, these reports also include two task forces: legal structure review, and staff/BOD relations start-up. 
share
30 min
Executive Session (communications draft)
discuss
45 min
                                                               Total Meeting Time:        3 hours


Executive Session (Bylaws, Section III, number 16): “Board meetings shall normally be open to the membership. The Board may close meetings at its discretion to discuss personnel matters, legal matters, or other items which require private discussion.”

Monday, November 18, 2013

Proposed Board Agenda for this Thursday!

Proposed Board Agenda for November 21, 2013 6:30-9:30 pm

Board meetings are held at the Co-op's downtown business office at 610 Columbia Street SW. Members are welcome to attend.



Agenda Item
Action
Time
Announcements

share
2 min
Mission Statement & Commitments Review

share
3 min
Member Comment

listen
10 min
Staff report

listen
5 min
Volunteer suspension/reinstatement request
Discuss, consent?
20 min
Member concern regarding non-Co-op election materials
Discuss
15 min
Election results & next steps
discuss
30 min
Staff members running for Board: concerns voiced; further communication needed?
discuss
20 min
Committee Reports
Board committees include: Outreach, Finance, Personnel, Local, Co-op Development, Hiring, Member Relations and Expansion. Currently, these reports also include two task forces: legal structure review, and bylaws review. 
share
30 min
Executive Session (communications draft)
discuss
45 min
                                                               Total Meeting Time:        3 hours





Executive Session (Bylaws, Section III, number 16): “Board meetings shall normally be open to the membership. The Board may close meetings at its discretion to discuss personnel matters, legal matters, or other items which require private discussion.”