Late in 2014, your KCFC board of directors made the decision to hire Bill Gessner from CDS Consulting to build the first draft of the co-op’s fiscal pro forma. This is a document (actually a very busy spreadsheet) that gives the board information about the costs for opening and operating a store. It provides an […]
Please tell us a little about yourself and how you first got involved in the Co-op. Having owned a successful grocery store of our own, as well as having operated various others, my wife and I know how much a good store matters to its neighbors. We joined the Co-op in 2011 because we believe in its […]
While I was growing up in the Midwest suburbs in the 80s and 90s, with big box stores and strip malls exploding on every corner, my parents had a garden. It was long and wide, the soil covered with black plastic to keep it moist and warm. Walls of chicken wire supported stalks of sugar snap peas […]
Happy Holidays from the Kitsap Community Food Co-op Gang. We hope you will join us in opening a full service, locally owned grocery store in Kitsap!
Join us for our first ever Co-op Cookie Bake-A-Thon. When: Sunday, December 21st 2014 from 1-4pm Where: First Christian Church in Bremerton (811 Veneta Ave., Bremerton) – Please note this is the correct address for the event! What to Bring: Bring your favorite cookie recipe and ingredients. We’ll have mixing, measuring, and baking equipment. Everyone […]
Kristina, tell us a little about yourself and how you got involved in the Co-op. Laura Moynihan had put an ad on some board asking for people to consider getting involved with the food co-op effort. This was in January 2008, and a friend of mine sent me the listing, thinking I might want to […]
Co-ops Create More Choices By Marcus Collier My family joined the Kitsap Community Food Co-op in 2011 with a belief that for our community and our family to be more self-sustaining and to remain vibrant, we must work outside the monolithic, establishment-type food culture. The effort to establish a new tradition, to have a community-owned, […]
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.