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                    Cedar Falls Food Co-op Newsletter: March 2016

Local Food & Film Festival this Saturday!

The Cedar Falls Food Co-op is pleased to be a part of this year’s Local Food & Film Festival, Saturday, March 5 from 9:00-5:00 p.m. at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. We’re co-sponsoring one of the documentaries, "Fed Up.” Meet farmers, sample great foods and drinks, and learn about sustainability. Great for the whole family!


A Letter from Sarah Foster

Co-op members who host house parties in order to encourage others to join the Co-op are entered into a drawing to win an amazing gift from Fosters Mattress. Find out from owner and Membership Committee member Sarah Foster why you should host a house party. Read more...


Member Spotlight: Jenna Berendzen

Meet member-owner Jenna Berendzen, and find out why whether she’s talking work or play a co-op is an essential community asset.  Read more...


Recipe: Orange, Choco, Coco, Cran Irish oats

A sweet and zesty twist on a warm traditional Irish dish is the perfect way to start your mornings in March. Try adding a sprig of mint on St. Patrick's day to get your green in too! Read more..

Were You There?

Our second annual Member Mixer was held on January 31st at Luna Art + Wine.  Check out the photos from the event. Maybe you'll see a familiar face! 


From the Board President: With 300 Member-Owners the Co-op Enters Stage II

In February, the 300th member-owner joined the Cedar Falls Food Co-op, moving us into Stage II of development. Find out what Stage II means, and how many more stages until we’re up and running. Read more...


New Business Partners Have Sprung Up This Month! 

Like the new buds of spring, the immediate benefits of being a card-carrying Cedar Falls Food Co-op member-owner just keep growing. We have 4 new business partners to announce this month!  Read More...


Business Partner Spotlight: The Brown Bottle

We are very proud to say that the Cedar Falls Brown Bottle has been a long-standing business partner with us. For over 30 years, this family-owned restaurant has provided a relaxed dining atmosphere where patrons can enjoy savory Italian dishes, tasty desserts and select from an exemplary wine list. Read more

Were You There? 

On February 28, we held a Co-op Open House at Chocolaterie Stam. Chocolaterie Stam provided free chocolate and gelato samples to guests, and we sold our new co-op t-shirts and memberships at the event.  Check out the photos here


Upcoming Events

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

3/6: Communications & Marketing Committee Meeting
2:00pm - 4:00pm

3/10: Finance Committee Meeting
6:30pm - 8:30pm

TBA: Operations Committee Meeting
7:00pm - 9:00pm

3/21: Board Meeting
7:00pm - 9:00pm

3/24: Membership Committee Meeting
7:15pm - 9:00pm
 
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Our mailing address is:
CEDAR FALLS FOOD CO-OP
P.O. BOX 1002
CEDAR FALLS, IA 50613