Hitting 800 by the end of the year

Hitting 800 by the end of the year means we can begin our search for a General Manager, get closer to nailing down a site for the store, and do a final market study to ensure what we're building works best for our Owners and the community. 

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Local Vendor Spotlight: Wood Street Bakery

Our sixth vendor for our Local Vendor Spotlights isWood Street Bakery out of Whitewater. If you frequent the Whitewater City Market, you've undoubtedly had their delicious baked goods. Thanks for these wonderful answers, Therese McKenzie and @JimMcKenzie!

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Cookbook

Since Whitewater Grocery Co. is all about bringing healthy food options to our community, it seems only natural to involve our members in creating a cookbook!

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Local Vendor Spotlight: Sunny Brook Farm

Our fifth local vendor spotlight is Sunny Brook Farm out of Whitewater. Here's Karl's As to our Qs:

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Local Vendor Spotlight: Kettle Moraine Honey

Our March local vendor spotlight is the delicious honey maker Kettle Moraine Honey. Here's a few of their As to our Qs:

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Local Vendor Spotlight: ABCD Farmhouse

We're excited to announce the beginning of local vendor spotlights! Our first vendor is local farmer/soap maker from Palmyra ABCDfarmhouse. Here's a few of Ashley's As to our Qs:

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Local Vendor Spotlight: BeefnBakes Farm

Our second vendor for our Local Vendor Spotlights is BeefnBeaks Farm out of Waterloo. Kris got so excited in her first answer (that we loved so much not only for its passion, but its insight) that we decided to share that answer and her answer to other questions.

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Do you ever wonder about the PROCESS of building a grocery store?

StagesThere is a lot of work behind-the-scenes to build any business up from scratch. In every industry, there is a set of best practices and luckily, in the food co-op industry, we have access to those practices.

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Announcing our new Volunteer Coordinator!

Katy Daixon Wimer has been volunteering with the GroCo for months and recently attended the Up and Coming Food Co-op Conference with us. She came back from that conference ready to dive into a more involved role and she is rocking it! Katy has been working hard behind the scenes to update our volunteer engagement plan and will soon be reaching out to those who have expressed interest in getting more involved. 

She's also a talented photographer, writer, and marketer. We are so lucky to have Katy on our team!

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We've Got New Digs!

The board of directors for the Whitewater Grocery Co. is excited to announce that we have a new office location inside the Innovation Center at the Whitewater University Technology Park. This office is an important step toward our business growth.

Located in Suite 118 of the Innovation Center (1221 Innovation Drive), our new office gives us space for meetings, group and individual work, and storage as well as access to University services and a physical location to refer our Owners to.

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