Monadnock Food named Startup Co-op of the year
The Monadnock Food Co-op received the Startup Co-op of the Year Award from the Food Co-op Initiative. The award recognizes excellence in leadership, community support and success in opening a retail food co-op.
“Monadnock Food Co-op is a role model for how an organized community can work together to meet their own needs, create a cooperative business, a community asset, and inspiration for others,” said Executive Director Stuart Reid.
“Although our work has just begun — building a local, sustainable food system — we are thrilled to receive this award recognizing all the amazing efforts that went into starting our project,” said Michael Faber, general manager of the Co-op.
The Monadnock Food Co-op is a cooperatively owned food store located at 34 Cypress St. See www.monadnockfood.coop for more information.