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Meet Kim Renner, Owner #981!

Chicago Market loves posting profiles about our Owners. So whether you're one of the Co-op's early adopters -- or just recently jumped onboard like Kim Renner -- tell us all about you! Fill out our Owner survey and tell us what's important to you!

Now, let's get to know what Kim is all about...

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Chicago Market April 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

Lakeview Pantry
Minutes: Emily
Present: Ankit, Jen, Dana, Dan, Sara, Lee, Grant, Greg, Sunny, Sofia, Edward

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Following Sara Rodites on the Path to Zero Waste

Just two years ago, Sara Rodites, Owner #937, had never heard of composting. Growing up in suburban Pittsburgh, the concept of reducing the amount of trash she produced was not on her radar.

Now a Chicagoan of 6 years, Sara throws away just about one grocery bag full of trash per month. I sat down with Sara to talk about her transition to a zero-waste lifestyle, how she still buys ice cream, and why zero waste worked better than KonMari to bring light and simplicity to her life.

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Owner Profile - Daniel Stein

Tell us your name and who else shares your fridge.

My name is Daniel Stein (Owner #967) and my partner’s name is Milena Ang. Our fridge serves two – plus any friends or loved ones who visit us.

Why are you a Chicago Market Owner?

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5 Rs for Creating a Zero-Waste Home the Bea Johnson Way

Just how big a container would you need to hold all the non-recyclable, non-compostable waste your family accumulates in a year?

Zero waste devotee, blogger and author Bea Johnson can fit the waste from her family of four (count ‘em) from 2017 in...

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5 Great Reasons to Become a Peterson Garden Project Member at ‘GrowUptown’!

DO YOU…

…have a green thumb you’d like to get dirty?

…not have a clue how to grow veggies but are eager to learn?

…love getting to know other foodies who share your values?

…want to be able to boast to friends and foes alike that you grew the food on your plate?

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Where do your kitchen food scraps go?

Led by our Zero Waste team and our ongoing partnership with Zero Waste Chicago, Chicago Market Owners caught a film screening of the documentary Wasted! The Story of Food Waste this past fall where we learned that a head of lettuce can take 25 years to decompose in the landfill. How can that be?

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Chicago Market March 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

Lakeview Pantry
Minutes: Emily
Present: Dana, Anthony, Ankit, Grant, Sunny, Jen, Lee, Sara, Greg, Dan, Edward

Guests: Angela, Audrey and Justin

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Up and Coming Food Co-op Conference Takeaways

Hey Chicago Market Owners! Sunny here, one of your new Board members elected this past July. This weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Up and Coming Food Co-op Conference with over 300 co-op enthusiasts. I'm pretty new to the start-up and co-op world, and I couldn't be more grateful to the Chicago Market Board for sending me up to Milwaukee for a couple days of awesome learning. My biggest takeaways:

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Owner Leah Lawson Helps Put ‘Good Food on Every Table!’

Like a lot of people who become Chicago Market Owners, Leah Lawson and her husband, Ben Nunez, simply want to feed themselves and their kids, Mirabella and Kai, healthy, local, organic and sustainable foods at a competitive price.

And in her professional capacity as Executive Programs Manager at FamilyFarmed, a Chicago-based nonprofit that’s considered a national leader in building the Good Food movement,

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