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Invest in Our Vision

Our Owner Investment Program will provide our New York State owners the opportunity to invest in our community-owned, local business while earning a fair return on their investment.

If you are ready to invest your time or money to support GreenStar’s Expansion and Relocation project, please contact Heidi Adami and Laura Buttenbaum at capital@greenstar.coop / 607-220-7887

Questions & Answers

GreenStar is counting on our owners to invest $2.5 million toward our Expansion and Relocation Project through the purchase of Investment Shares. Investment Shares are non-voting, preferred stock that provide owners the opportunity to invest in our community-owned, local business while earning a fair return on their investment. Across the country, our sister co-ops have successfully raised significant funds from their owners as a part of their project capitalization. Are you ready to help GreenStar do the same? Contact capital@greenstar.coop to invest in our vision!

 

  • An expanded, more culturally diverse product line, with more local, organic and Fair Trade Products
  • A better shopping experience with wider, accessible aisles and more space for all
  • Increased seating in the cafe and outdoor patio, as well as increase parking for cars and bikes
  • More room for classes and events, including a teaching kitchen and rental space
  • The addition of over 40 new jobs, with excellent benefits and pay
  • Consolidation of our West End operations under one roof to increase efficiency and improve the work environment
  • GreenStar will secure and expand its role as a cooperatively-owned, community hub

To learn more contact Laura and Heidi at capital@greenstar.coop or by calling 607-220-7887

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Expansion Updates

Expansion Timeline

We can’t wait to offer more of the products and services that you’re looking for.

Here are some highlights worth getting excited about:

  • We’ll grow from 6,500 sq. ft. to 16,500 sq. ft. and offer an expanded, more culturally diverse product line, with more local, organic, and Fair Trade products.
  • A better shopping experience with wider, accessible aisles and more space for all.
  • Our new building will accommodate all of our West End operations under one roof! The Space, The Classrooms (with a teaching kitchen), our Administrative Offices, and our Central Kitchen will all be part of our new store.
  • We’ll have a larger deli, complete with smoothies and specialty coffee drinks, and more seating in the café (inside and outside)!
  • More produce! We’re expanding the department and will offer a wider selection.
  • The addition of over 40 new jobs, with excellent benefits and pay.
  • Larger, safer parking lot!

View our new store floor plan.

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West End Expansion Update

The Special Vote Passed ... What's Next?! Since the votes were tallied in early April, our General Manager and the expansion team has been working hard to get the expansion project going.  In...

May 26, 2018/by Alexis Self

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