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                    Cedar Falls Food Co-op Newsletter: April 2016

New Event Added: Cocktails with the Co-op

The Co-op Board of Directors is inviting you to an informal social hour just prior to the April Board meeting. Mingle with other co-op members and find out what's new! Interested in becoming a member-owner? Stop by to find out how you can own it too! 

Monday, April 18 5:45PM - 6:45PM

The Millrace (10 Main St., Cedar Falls)

Members Make it Happen

Member-owners are taking the reins on driving the Cedar Falls Food Co-op to the next level. Learn how one Cedar Falls Food Co-op member got seven new members to join in one night!  Read more...


Now Hiring

Do you love food, community, education and relationship development? Then you should join our team! The Cedar Falls Food Co-op is hiring a part-time (20 hours/week) Outreach Coordinator. If you or someone you know would be a good fit, then let us know!


Recipe:  Lemon Pasta Salad.

Add some zing to your rainy days this spring with this lemon pasta salad. A simple refreshing and zippy salad great on its own or as a side dish. Read more...

Show Your Support

The Cedar Falls Food Co-op is a community-wide effort. Can you help? We’re looking for graphic designers, volunteer coordinators, and food enthusiasts. Have you always wanted to share you favorite food recipes? Have some experience in retail sales? Enjoy meeting new people? Share your talents and help the Co-op get closer to its goal of getting 1,000 member-owners. Send us an email to and let us know what you can do! 

Up and Coming Food Co-op Conference Recap 

Once again, this year the Cedar Falls Food Co-op was able to attend the 7th Annual Up and Coming Food Co-op Conference in Bloomington, Indiana. This event offers resources and workshops for co-ops in the first years of operation, helping co-ops around the country successfully open their doors. Learn about the exciting topics discussed this year. Read more....

From the Board President: Natural Grocers Statement

What does it mean for the Cedar Falls Food Co-op that the national grocery store Natural Grocers is coming to town? Co-op President Tom Wickersham says it’ll be a good thing.  Read more...


No Fooling…Barn Happy is Our Newest Business Partner!

While we love to joke around & have a good time, we're pretty serious about our Business Partner Program and all of the savings that local businesses share with our member-owners. Read more...

Business Partner Spotlight

This month we are featuring The Runner's Flat and Moo Roo! Learn more about each business and the savings they offer member-owners of the co-op. Read more...

Get Some Fund with Your Refund!

Did you know that nearly eight out of ten Americans receives a tax refund? If you’re in the lucky majority, you may find yourself with a little boost in your cash flow this month. Why not get some fun out of your refund by becoming a member-owner of the Cedar Falls Food Co-op today? In addition to feeling like a cool kid at our laughter-filled events, you can take advantage of discounted nights out thanks to our fabulous business partners. Best of all, you’re making an investment in our community that will provide benefits for years to come. Now that’s something to smile about!

Upcoming Events

All co-op committee and board meetings are at Millrace office space (10 Main St. Cedar Falls) unless otherwise noted.

4/7: Finance Committee Meeting
6:15pm - 8:15pm

4/12: Operations Committee Meeting
7:00pm - 9:00pm

4/18: Cocktails With the Co-op
5:45pm - 6:45pm

4/18: Board Meeting
7:00pm - 9:00pm

4/28: Membership Committee Meeting
7:15pm - 9:00pm

5/1: Communications & Marketing Committee Meeting
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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