Board's Eye View

Exciting Developments Yet To Come

Posted on Tue, Jan 03, 2017 @ 12:56 PM

The holidays are always a time of anticipation around the Co-op, but this year was especially exciting as the work on the new parking area was in full swing. Thank you to all of our customers for your patience and willingness to walk extra steps so that we all have plenty of parking during VFC’s future growth.

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Continuing the Viroqua Food Co-op Community Conversation

Posted on Thu, Jan 02, 2014 @ 08:54 AM

Viroqua Food Co-op’s purpose is built around our shared values and needs, and is expressed in our Mission Statement and Ends Policies. Like all cooperatives, we are a democratic organization. Co-op owners elect a Board of Directors from the owner-membership base, which then holds fiduciary responsibility and keeps the lines of communication open with the owners.

But how does the VFC Board of Directors keep a strong connection to thousands of owners? With low attendance at the Annual Owners Meetings in years past, we were concerned that our link with owners was not strong enough to represent a vision of the future.

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Tags: Board of Directors, Cooperative, Community Conversation, Events