At our July 22, 2020 Board meeting we heard directly from our operational feasibility pros at Firebrand. If you missed it, the full video (minus a minute we missed of the intro) and a brief synopsis are below.Read more
And so when we build Chicago Market it will need to have a big e-commerce, delivery and curbside pickup program, right?
Well...let's dig into those assumptions.
The industry experts are definitely hard at work studying this and we're staying tapped in to their knowledge. There are three organizations that help start-ups like ours get launched and we're in touch with them all.
Chicago Market's Board welcomed Owners on Zoom Saturday afternoon for a chance to hear about our site updates in-person (well, as in-person as the current situation allows!), to answer questions, and most importantly, learn how they can lean in and support their Co-op.Read more
If you've walked or driven past the Gerber Building in the last couple of months, you've probably noticed something: Construction on Chicago Market has not yet begun. Our project has faced a number of serious challenges over the past six months, and we'd like to share them with you. We believe that there is a light at the end of the tunnel, but it will require understanding, commitment, and the ability to, if necessary, adjust our plans. We are as committed as ever to doing everything possible to get Chicago Market open.Read more
Natural! Organic! Cage-free! Certified Humane! Hormone-free! Raised without antibiotics! Vegetarian-fed! Non-GMO project certified! Global Animal Partnership Step 5+! Wait, what?
Transparency is part of Chicago Market’s Purchasing Values - we believe everyone should know what they’re eating and how it got to their plate. But just having labels isn’t transparency if nobody has the time or energy to figure out what they mean.Read more