As some of you may know from Gambit Weeklys 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 youd like to join, heres 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