The opening of a community owned grocery store is a huge endeavor and it takes the community to make it happen. The Kitsap Community Food Co-op is at a crossroads and we need our community to get more involved. Think about this definition for a moment… Community: A feeling of fellowship with others, as a […]
When I gave my $200.00 for a co-op in Kitsap I thought, cool there will be a store where I can get food that is fresh and local. It took me a year or so to realize that the co-op needed me to make sure that the cool store with fresh and local food became […]
The Summer 2015 Public Meeting is a party. We’ve reached our latest membership goal of 700 member-owners (actually, we’ve passed it) and it’s time to have fun. Everyone is welcome – whether you’ve joined or not – to this free, public, family-friendly event. It features games for young and old, outstanding potluck food, minimal speech-making, […]
One of the latest local business owners to join the Co-op is Nancy Belanger of the Weekender in Manette. When I asked her why she decided to join the Co-op now, Nancy said: “My reasons for joining are like many people: the need for a quality grocery store in our community that will provide local food and products […]
Start Summer off with some laughs – join the Kitsap Community Food Co-op at the Cloverleaf Bar & Grill for a fundraiser comedy show, with comedian Keith Barany. The Cloverleaf is known for their outstanding comedy shows – come and see what you’ve been missing! The Kitsap Community Food Co-op will host a silent auction […]
The latest local business to join the Co-op is the county’s only family-owned seafood market, selling wild-harvested seafood, including some from their own second-generation family farm. Even before becoming a member-owner business, Northwest Seafood and Wine was supportive to the Co-op, providing an incredible deal on fresh salmon for last fall’s Harvest Dinner fundraiser. Katie […]
COME HAVE FUN PROMOTING THE CO-OP! – Board member, Kevin Koski, will be leading a team of volunteers in another co-op street campaign day. We are looking for a group of volunteers to help hold co-op signs and man a membership table. We will be talking with and handing out co-op info materials to those […]
We have been working hard since 2008 to build a community-owned grocery store in Kitsap County. Our aim is to connect our local community with quality food, products and access to information that promotes a healthy future for our families and our planet.
We Need You
Our timeline to open a store depends on you - as owners of the store you provide the equity we need to open. The more member-owners we get, the sooner we can open our doors. Let's see that member-owner count above grow!
Joining as a member-owner of the co-op is investing in the future of your community. You can join today for as low as $35. Fill out this form and you can own part of a store that helps money stay in our community.