Staff in the Spotlight: Mattie

Mattie Barber, Storekeeper

Where are you from?
I am from Mt. Pleasant, MI

How did you first find the Co-op?
I’ve been going to the Co-op since I was a little kid!

How long have you been working here?
A little over a year.

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!

What is the best part of your job?
Helping people learn about organic foods and healthy living.

Do you like to cook?
I’m an awful cook admittedly, but I love to eat other people’s cooking!

Describe your perfect breakfast.
I keep it simple with strawberry jelly on toast.

What is your favorite GreenTree product?
I love all the Alba face washes!

Favorite movie?
It’s a tie between The Graduate and The Sound of Music.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Mt. Pleasant?
I love riding my bike through the park.

Tell us something about yourself others might not know?
Well, my full name is Mattie, not Madison or Matilda – it’s just Mattie.

Mattie and the King!

Mattie and the King!

Where are some of your favorite travel destinations?
I love going to Nashville, Tennessee. Especially the Johnny Cash museum.

What are your hobbies?
Watching old movies, listening to records, and anything in nature.

What music is playing in your car, home or head?
The Master of None season 2 soundtrack!

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
As long as I’m happy and healthy I’ll be all set.

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