What is The Board?
Common Ground board members volunteer their time and expertise to be sure Common Ground is functioning as it should and upholding the Bylaws and Common Ground Ends:
- The co-op is the center of a vibrant, inclusive community
- The cooperative movement is strengthened
- The co-op serves as an educational resource on food issues
- Our local food movement is equitable, robust, and environmentally sound.
Owners are encouraged to attend Board meetings! Board meetings are usually held on the 2nd Monday of the month at the Champaign Public Library from 5:30-7:30pm. Please send a quick email to email@example.com if you are planning to attend. This will allow us to notify you in case of any schedule changes.
Have a question for the Board? Email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
19The Co-operative Decade is Now
It’s an exciting time of year. The weather is warmer, the days are longer, and everything is in full bloom. The growth of your co-op is also coming to full fruition this spring. With the expansionREAD POST
30The Best Time of Year
Wow! What a Winter and early Spring! I don’t know about the rest of you but I am ready for fresh, local, produce; time at the swimming pool; picnics with family and friends; and some nice garden dirREAD POST
What’s next? Pretty cool thing already happened, right? A group of regular folks decided that buying the type of food they wanted should be more convenient, and so they built a local grocery intentREAD POST
28From the Board - We Did It!
We did it! All of us, together, the staff, the board, the shoppers, and all the owners of CGFC, survived the chaos of construction and celebrated throughout the grand opening festivities in February.READ POST
01What Does the Co-op's Future Hold?
Almost immediately after I was appointed to the board in the Spring of 2011 we sat down with Bill Gessner, a co-op consultant, for a series of meetings to discuss our readiness as an organization forREAD POST
As I write this article, it is just over a week until Christmas. Every year, my partner & I host Christmas dinner for friends and family who don’t have anywhere else to go. Or, in some cases, haREAD POST
30Creating the World Through Our Giving
Late fall/early winter is one of my favorite times of the year in Central Illinois. As nature goes to sleep for the colder months, we humans also cocoon a little bit, enjoying the warmth of our homesREAD POST