July is Member Appreciation Month

July is Member Appreciation Month!  We are offering a 5% discount* to ALL Members on ALL transactions that are paid with Cash, Checks, or EBT, ALL month long!With a high percentage of credit and debit transactions, particularly on small purchases, profits transfer from the Co-op to the bank.  Hard to remember cash or checkbook?- You can pre-pay and then put your groceries “on […]


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From the Chair – Letter to Members

From the Chair -Letter to Members July 23, 2015Dear Co-op Members, Recently I had the opportunity to spend a good part of a couple days volunteering with counting inventory at our Co-op. I was struck by our  selection of  products – – what we carry and what we do not carry — that sets us […]


Citizens Co-Op in the Iguana

Article on page 20 of the Gainesville Iguana, July/August 2015 issue. by Citizen’s Co-Op Board of Directors A year after the membership uprising at the Citizen’s Co-Op, and months after a settlement with the fired workers (see Iguana April 2014), the co-op finds itself with a new invigorated board, and an effective manager in Kim […]


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A Place of Communal Spirit, Cooperation, and Accomplishment

Citizens’ Co-op: A Place of Communal Spirit, Cooperation, and Accomplishment What good is the Citizens’ Co-op? What use does it serve? What value does it have? If it is not able to compete in the marketplace to bring us the lowest cost on each item that it sells, why should we shop there? If it […]