Monday, March 24, 2008

Co-op Needs Cooperation

Posted By on Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 8:43 PM

As some of you may know from Gambit Weekly’s recent article, “Yours, Mine and Ours,” Feb., 12,  the New Orleans Food Co-op is recruiting founding members, to reach a goal of 300 by May 1st. For those of you not yet sure if you’d like to join, here’s an encouraging update:

— As of March 21 the food co-op had a current total of 162 founding members, with 24 new members having joined that previous week alone.

— You can now join the co-op online via PayPal at www.nolafoodcoop.org;  and

— Entergy has officially granted the group $25,000 for things like a market study and developing a business plan

For those interested in joining, as well as current members, there will be another monthly informational meeting held TONIGHT in the Treme neighborhood at the Holy Faith Temple Baptist Church, 1325 Gov. Nicholls, 6:30 pm

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