Patronage Refund: Another Way to Share

Thursday, 03 April 2008 16:04

By Art Godin, Councilmember and Treasurer

The creation of the cooperative as an economic model is generally attributed to a group of weavers in Rochdale, England who, in 1844, devised a set of cooperative business principles designed to raise them from their poverty. These principles, in slightly modified form, provide the underpinnings of cooperative organizations to this day. (They are printed on page 11 of each issue of GreenLeaf.)

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A Busy Day in the Life of the Co-op

Thursday, 27 September 2007 11:34

By Michael Hoysic, Human Resources Manager


Saturday is usually a day off for me, but I knew there were several events that GreenStar was involved with that were happening on September 15, so I planned on event-hopping through the day. The common thread throughout the events was a focus on “local” and supporting the community in which we live. GreenStar didn’t plan to have a special, event-packed day that celebrated “local,” it’s just what we do. It happened naturally.



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  • By Joe Romano,
    
Marketing Manager

    14 10 MemberSalesSignBeginning on Jan. 1, 2015, GreenStar will introduce a new Member Deals program. Member Deals will offer great sales exclusively to member-owners every day across both of our stores. These Member Deals will offer deep discounts — from 10% up to 30% off regular retail — and we expect around 100 items to be offered on sale at any given time. While some sales will run all month,...

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