2017: Pretty Much Our Best Year Yet!

By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner Whew! Grocery ain’t easy. Retail ain’t easy. Downtown ain’t easy. There are lots of pieces that go into running a grocery store. Throw in some democracy, an emphasis on fair wages, and high value products and you have yourself an uphill-both-ways kind of battle. In the last few years, we’ve seen organic products […]

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The Co-op Scoop: Ode to Coffee

By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner For a moment, think back to 2006: Taylor Swift released her first single, black nail polish was all the rage, and Pirates of the Caribbean was the number one movie. But more importantly, Laura Coffee started working at GreenTree Co-op. That’s right—this week Laura celebrates her 10-year anniversary as a smooth cooperator. A […]

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Annual Meeting Recap 2016

By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner Good food, good folks, music, children laughing, and democracy… what could it be? None other than GreenTree’s Annual Meeting. On April 29th, billions of skin cells made their way to the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum for this year’s annual meeting and board election. This year we had six candidates running for five open […]

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