August 2014 Newsletter



Thanks to all that stopped by our booth at the County Fair and those who visited us at the McHenry Farmer's Market throughout the season! Our T-shirts have been a big hit. If you were unable to stop by and purchase one, they will be available at our upcoming events. 

Get involved and stay informed. We are happy to report that we just passed 1,200 Facebook followers! If you're not among them, please follow us on Facebook for the latest news and updates. Help to spread the word by liking and sharing our posts!

Interested in volunteering to help the Food Shed Co-op open sooner? Join one of our online volunteer training sessions to learn more about our messaging, find out how you can help and have your questions answered. 
Sign up for one of the sessions below:
o   Tuesday 8/26, 7-7:30pm

o   Thursday 9/11, 7–7:30pm

Want to learn more about our latest status? Join our August Info and Updates Webinar
o   Tuesday 8/26, 8–8:30pm

Come out and see us! It is shaping up to be a busy autumn for Food Shed, keep an eye on our events calendar for a constantly updating list of our events. The next few places we'll be are:

66Owners.jpg9/20 3pm - 7pm - We'll be at Outdoor Fest in Cary with T-shirts and Ownerships!

9/20 Noon - 5pm - Skill Sharing Day with Cooperative Presentation Join us for a day of practical sustainable skill sharing. T-Shirts and Ownership will be available. Learn more about this event on Facebook

9/21 10am - 5pm – Visit us at the Woodstock Harvest Fest. Purchase a T-shirt, become an Owner or just give us a thumbs-up to show your support!

10/19 – We will be at the Care4 Breast Cancer 5K at Woodstock North HS with T-shirts and Ownerships, of course!

10/22 – Become an Owner before 10/22 and get an invite Food Shed's very first Annual Owner Meeting!

11/1 – Come out to the McHenry County College Green Expo and get your Food Shed T-shirt, become an Owner and talk to our volunteers about why they are working so hard 

to bring a community owned grocery store to McHenry County.

We've reached 66 Owners! Can we count you in? 
We've tried our best to make becoming an Owner easy! You can visit us at an event or become an Owner any time from the comfort of your home via our website. A payment plan is available. Access info on our website or, simply follow this link to print, then send in a check with your payment to: Food Shed Co-op, P.O. Box 1663, Woodstock, IL 60098

Trying to figure out if Ownership is right for you? Get to know some of our proud Founding Owners in our Owner's Gallery and read some thoughtful letters our Owners wrote about why they chose to become Founding Owners.



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