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Why Make An Owner Loan?

Ellie Poley and her wife, Brittany Alsot, Owner #943, distilled their motivation for making a loan in our Owner Loan Campaign (OLC) simply and compellingly. Thanks to both of them (and their cat)!

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Introducing Maureen George (and family!)

Please welcome Maureen, Sean, Brenna and Conor to Chicago Market, Owner #1535! 

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Owner Katie Lopes Connects With Her Vegetable Farm

Chicago Market Owner Katie Lopes, #917, is pretty connected to where her food comes from so we’re bringing you her story of a recent farm visit. Our vision is a store that helps shoppers stay connected to their food and farmers.

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New Owner Bridget Janso has the perfect antidote to being 'Blue'

With her sweet pooch, Blue, in tow, one of Chicago Market's newest Owners, Bridget Janso #1508, has a list of things she'd like to see come to life once our Co-op opens. But first...here's a little about her and her brood.

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Meet Our New Project Manager

One of the major milestones in a co-op's development is hiring a Project Manager and we're bringing one on right now!

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Up & Coming Conference Recap

How do start-up grocery co-ops like ours learn from experts and peers? The annual Up & Coming Food Co-op Conference is one of the many ways!

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Owner Drew Roley Wants His Co-op to be Connected to the Community

Uptown Owner Drew Roley, #1507, is a voice in favor of the Co-op being an engaged part of the community. "Concern for Community" is one of the seven cooperative principles we adhere to so we couldn't agree more!

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A Glimpse Into Our Future at River Valley Co-op in Northhampton, MA

The co-op model works. That's the moral of the story of the River Valley Co-op in Northampton, MA.

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Rosemary Metzger Wants a Grocery Store Where She Has a Voice

Rosemary Metzger, Owner #1495, has a vision for ways her grocery Co-op can help her. Read how.

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The Producer's Perspective from Meliora Cleaning Products

We're excited to bring you a guest blog post from Kate Jakubas, Owner #406, who has a producer's perspective on the value of Chicago Market in our city.

In early 2013, probably right around when you were starting to get some traction on the Chicago Market idea, I had a little seed of an idea that I wanted to make cleaning products.

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