Show me the money

January 17, 2013

Just what do we need to get this underway? Here is link to a a USDA brochure that is a guide for our feasibility study. It’s an interesting read, and I recommend it to anyone who wants to get involved as a board member, or even a voting member.  Before … [continue reading]

If you can’t afford to join…

January 12, 2013

    An unresolved discussion from the January 9th meeting, and for that matter, several previous meetings, is what to do about people who can’t afford the $200 (the proposed lifetime fee to become a member). Along with this issue comes that of what exactly would the benefits of membership be. … [continue reading]

Join with a loan? One coop’s way-

January 2, 2013

At the Moon & River meeting in December one of the questions concerned allowing people who couldn’t afford to join, to be members of the board. A Revolving Equity Fund in which citizens donate money to a fund, which then allows the co-op to extend one-year loans to people who … [continue reading]