Tell it! with Social Media


Tell it! on your social media feed! How about a Facebook update, a Tweet, a photo on Instagram or even a YouTube video! 

Did you know that our website has embedded sharing features? Scroll to the bottom of any page on our website and look for the Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube icons. Simply click and follow the prompts to share with your networks.

Tell it! with a custom graphic!

If you send us a photo along with a brief quote stating why you became an owner (send to: [email protected]) we'll create a custom graphic JUST FOR YOU to share on your social media feeds!

But what if I...

  • don't have a photo? Visit us at any event and we'll take one!
  • already let someone at FSC take your picture? Email us a quote!
  • already gave us a quote and let us take a photo? Then we're already making your graphic. Keep an eye on Food Shed Co-op's Facebook page and be sure to tag yourself and share the post when you see it!

Tell it! with Facebook

  • Like Food Shed Co-op's page
  • Invite your friends to Like our page
  • Use the #foodshedcoop hashtag so our social media crew (and everyone else in our Food Shed Co-op community) can find and like your posts
  • Share the posts below. Use them verbatim, or let them jump start your creativity and write a post of your own!
  • See above, get your own custom "OWN it" graphic and share it everywhere!

Sample Facebook Posts to copy and paste:

In case you haven't heard, I'm helping to open a grocery store! This store is currently owned by me, {TAG: all your friends who are also FSC owners here}, and over 300 other awesome people in our community! YOU can be an owner of a LOCAL, HEALTHY, RESILIENT, SUSTAINABLE, COMMUNITY-OWNED grocery store, too! Join us in helping to change our world, one community at a time. To become an owner costs only $200, one time, for life. There is a payment plan available, too! This will get you a VOTE, a VOICE, a DISCOUNT, and PATRONAGE DIVIDENDS. Consider joining these incredible people today and become a FOUNDING owner of {TAG: Food Shed Co-op}! Go to our website for more information and to RSVP or volunteer for events. Thank you! #foodshedcoop

I'm a proud founding Owner of Food Shed Co-op, a community-owned grocery store opening soon to McHenry County. Become an owner too and help promote a healthy, ethical and resilient community in our county. GROW our community-owned grocery store, JOIN today! #foodshedcoop

Can you envision a community-owned grocery store committed to providing local food and job opportunities to you and your neighbors? I can! If you can too, join me and become a founding owner of Food Shed Co-op. Help make our vision a reality. JOIN today and GROW our community-owned grocery store! #foodshedcoop

GROW the local foodshed with me! The Food Shed Co-op is a community-owned grocery store opening soon in McHenry County. JOIN me and become a founding owner today. #foodshedcoop

Do you dream about a grocery store in our community that offers more local products, more organic options and healthy, natural foods? I do! And there are many others who share the dream. We are working together to make the dream a reality with Food Shed Co-op. JOIN today and GROW our community-owned grocery store! #foodshedcoop

Tell it! on Twitter

  • Follow us
  • Retweet our tweets to your followers
  • Use the #foodshedcoop hashtag or mention @foodshedcoop in you post so our social media crew (and everyone else in our Food Shed Co-op community) can find, favorite and retweet your posts
  • Tweet about Food Shed. Use the posts below verbatim, or get creative and compose your own tweets about Food Shed!
  • See above, get your own custom "OWN it" graphic and share it everywhere!

Sample Tweets to copy and paste:

Do you care about locally-produced food? Jobs that pay a living wage? Get involved with @FoodShedCoop

I'm an owner of @FoodShedCoop, McHenry County's new cooperative, sustainable grocery store. Join me!

Practice good living with 7 billion other human beings on Earth, become a @FoodShedCoop Owner today!

Take back the local food system with me! Become a Founding Owner of @FoodShedCoop

Learn more about McHenry County's exciting local food project @FoodShedCoop at

JOIN @FoodShedCoop and GROW a community-owned grocery store for McHenry County! #foodshedcoop

Tell it! with Instagram

  • Follow us and like our posts
  • Post one of our badges
  • Better yet, come see us at an event, take some photos and post them
  • Show your co-op pride by taking and posting photos of yourself wearing or posing with your Food Shed gear
  • Be sure to use the #foodshedcoop hashtag or tag @foodshedcoop in your pictures so we can find and like them
  • Get your own custom "OWN it" graphic (see above) and share it everywhere!