Throwing Herself Into the Co-op

Throwing Herself Into the Co-op

Meet Molly Hornbeck, one of our newest staff members and our Cooler and Freezer Manager.  Tell us about yourself I grew up in Whiting, maybe about as small town Vermont as it gets. I graduated from Castleton University in 2014 with a degree in Fine Art and am currently a resident of Shrewsbury. I have…

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Born to Cooperate

Born to Cooperate

By Sean Babcock Back in the day, my parents purchased a lifetime membership to help open Rutland’s first Co-op. I was born right around this time, so that was quite an investment, as kids aren’t cheap. (Here I am back in 1996 in a newspaper article about the economic impact of the Co-op in the…

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Following a Passion for Food

Following a Passion for Food

By Steve Shelvey I was born and raised in Northwestern Pennsylvania, halfway between Erie and Pittsburgh. During my late teens and twenties, I was fortunate enough to travel the country, which helped open my eyes, mind and soul. I spent five months in Denali State Park in Alaska, working on a back country trail crew…

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Something Much More

Something Much More

By Nick Grandchamp Some see Rutland as a Vermont underdog. But for many, like myself, it’s something much more. At the Co-op, I’m the bulk department assistant and you’ll often find me happily helping customers at the register. But I’m also a local rock musician with thirteen years experience performing both locally and nationally. When I’m not at the Co-op, I’m most often…

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