Friday, August 23, 2013

9th Annual Harvest Party!

Party!  Our Annual Harvest Party is also dedicated to our wonderful Volunteers this year!  Come for a double-fun time, to appreciate our organizationally vital Volunteers, as well as the bounty of our harvest; and the Local Farmers that make it happen!  Join us for the Potluck, Games, and Prizes.  Lion's Park, 7th and Wilson: Sunday, September 8th, 1p-5p.

See you there!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Quick Pickling

Some of our Staff participate in our Community Classes Series.  Here we see Chie, who has given classes on fermenting and pickling, as she mentions one of her latest favorite recipes.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Proposed Agenda for August 15 Board Meeting

Proposed Board Agenda for August 15, 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

2 min
Mission Statement & Commitments Review

3 min
Member Comment

10 min
Staff report

5 min
Annual Meeting & Election Plans
15 mins
Proposed Bylaws Changes – review member feedback on proposed bylaws changes and make any changes necessary for printing in the ballot
consent as needed
15 mins
Marketing brainstorm – brainstorm ideas to include in Outreach CAT’s 2014 marketing plan
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. 
30 min
Executive Session
1 hour

                                                               Total Meeting Time:        2 hours 40 min

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.”