Gifts of Groceries for Neighbors in Need

Gifts of Groceries for Neighbors in Need

As reported in the latest issue of the newsletter, in 2015 Co-op members and customers have made cash donations of more than $600 (and counting!) at the register to help our neighbors in need. The Co-op is providing yet another opportunity for you to make a difference in the community: In these weeks leading up…

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Members: Sign up for E-newsletter

In order to make the most of the Co-op’s resources, we’ve given our member newsletter a makeover, and will be sending all future issues via e-mail to save on printing, postage, and environmental impacts. In-house Design Marketing Coordinator Steve Peters has taken on the job of layout and design. We’re excited about the updated look…

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Welcome, Zach!

Welcome, Zach!

We invite everyone to welcome Zach Stevens as new General Manager of the Rutland Area Food Co-op. The hiring committee had a lot of resumes to review and interviews to conduct, and Zach rose to the top. Zach’s family roots are in Shrewsbury, and now he lives (and gardens) in West Rutland. He comes to…

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We’ll Miss You, Leah!

We’ll Miss You, Leah!

Today is Leah Csiszar’s final day as General Manager, and the RAFC Board of Directors and staff wish to express our sincere and deep appreciation for all she has done for our beloved Co-op. Leah made the decision a few short months ago to step down to pursue new projects. While we support her in…

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Pre-order Fresh, Local Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Pre-order Fresh, Local Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Last November, two Co-op staff members drove to New Haven to pick up 60+ Misty Knoll turkeys ordered by RAFC members and customers. The truck was so packed that one of the staff members shared the shotgun seat with cargo. I’m not sure if they shared a seat belt, too, but turkeys and people made…

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