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                    Cedar Falls Food Co-op Newsletter: July 2016

The Co-op Needs YOU! 

If you haven’t become a member of the Cedar Falls Food Co-op, NOW is the time. Today is the last day to help us reach our goal of 400 members by the end of June. There are many great benefits to being a member of the Cedar Falls Food Co-op, including discounts offered through our Business Partners. Become a Founding Member today — get a chance to win a brand new bicycle AND help us get one step closer to opening our doors. Will you help us? Join now!

New Program Lets Members Help The Co-op

Co-op members have been big supporters of the Co-op. Beyond just buying a share, members have attended events, encouraged friends, and even hosted house parties. Many have asked for more ways to get involved. Find out about the new Membership Maven program. Read more....

Members Are Making it Happen!

Who can best recruit new members? Existing members! For every friend you recruit to join, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Cedar Falls Community Main Street Gift Certificate. Read more...

Bike Ride + Ice Cream = Fun!

Join us for a family friendly bike-ride and ice cream social on Monday, July 11th! Meet at Pfeiffer Park Shelter #2 at 6:30 p.m. and get on the trail by 6:45. We will have shorter and longer ride options, so this event is appropriate for cyclists of any age. 
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Business Partner Spotlight: Eagle Peak Healing Arts Center

This month's Business Partner Spotlight is Eagle Peak Healing Arts Center.  Located in Cedar Falls, they offer a number of different treatment options whether you're looking for pain relief or just want to live healthy. Read more...

Make your salads pop with all the wonderful colors of summer!

This month's recipe is a flavorful dressing that's perfect for your summer veggies! Check out the recipe for beet greens with summer vegetables and vinaigrette. Read more...

From the Board President: Important Board News

Changes are afoot with the Board of the Cedar Falls Food Co-op. Learn about how the Board is structured and find out what’s been going on. Read more...

The Co-op’s New Outreach Coordinator: Melanie Drake

The Cedar Falls Food Co-op is pleased to announce that Melanie Drake has accepted the position of Outreach Coordinator. She will work with new and potential members to help the Cedar Falls Food Co-op move closer to realizing a new store.  Read more...


Were You There?: Sturgis Falls Parade

The Co-op Carrot and friends proudly marched in this year’s Sturgis Falls Parade. The brand new bicycle from Bike Tech was on display, too. Check out all the photos here.

So Excited We're Fainting! 

July gets hot here in the Cedar Valley! Our newest member of the business partner program is no stranger to heat & yes…a little bit of fainting. Read more...

Cocktails With the Co-op

The Cedar Falls Food Co-op Board of Directors is inviting you to an informal social hour at The Millrace just prior to the July 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! Read more...


Upcoming Events

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


7/10: Communications Committee Meeting
2:00pm - 4:00pm

7/11: Bike Ride + Ice Cream Social
Pfeiffer Park Shelter #2 Cedar Falls
6:30pm - 8:00pm


7/12: Finance Committee Meeting
6:30pm - 8:30pm

7/18: Cocktails With the Co-op
5:45 - 6:45pm

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

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

8/11: Co-op Summer Educational Event with Upper Cervical
6912 University Ave #4 Cedar Falls
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Operations Committee Meeting
TBD: 7:15pm - 9:15pm

 
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Our mailing address is:
CEDAR FALLS FOOD CO-OP
P.O. BOX 1002
CEDAR FALLS, IA 50613