State of the Co-Op

On January 13th, KCFC member-owners met in the cafe for a State of The Co-op presented by the Board of Directors. The meeting is part of our ongoing commitment to be more transparent and engaging to our membership. We will be hosting these meetings monthly.    Last month we set a goal to raise $20,000

Important Financial Update and Our Strategic Plan

Important Financial Update and Our Strategic Plan   As you may know, KCFC is facing a complex financial situation:  Our store incurred cost overruns for construction, which required more debt-based financing and severely slashed our marketing budget to promote the store for effective launch;  we opened later than scheduled, not long before the “summer slump” of the

2019 Board Election Results

We’re pleased to announce the following directors were elected by their fellow member-owners for three-year terms: Congratulations to Michelle, Oren, and Rachael. And thank you for taking part in the election with your household’s vote! The new Board will be seated at the July 11th Board meeting.

Meet the 2019 Candidates

It’s election season! Voting is the single most influential thing you can do as a KCFC member-owner because the Board of Directors are the stewards who govern this business that you own. Member-owners will be sent an e-mail ballot through Helios. If you don’t receive your ballot, make sure to check old email accounts and your

May Letter from the GM

What’s up everybody?!? This will be my first broadcast since opening the store!  Congratulations to all you member-owners out there . . . WE DID IT!!  Now that the store has been open for a few weeks, let’s talk about it. We scrambled to get the doors open: Most co-ops give themselves a few weeks after

Run for the KCFC Board of Directors!

Each June, KCFC member-owners vote for a group of their peers to serve on the Co-op’s Board of Directors. Now is the time for YOU to throw your hat in the ring. WHAT DOES THE BOARD DO? At a basic level, the Board sets and maintains the strategic vision for our Co-op. The Board represents the member-owners’ best interest, and also

Meet our New General Manager

Announcing a critical staff hire on our pathway to store opening later this year. After a national search, countless hours worked and interviews conducted by our GM Search Committee, the Kensington Community Food Co-op is excited to announce the hiring of our first General Manager, Mike Richards! The KCFC Board of Directors chose Mike from

Explore Your Store

Getting to this milestone has been over a year in the making. Working closely with experts in food co-op design, our architects at Studio 6mm have developed plans that marry form and function. They have worked hard to create a space that fits our budget and into the existing structure and neighborhood fabric. Let’s walk through