Statement in Response to Supreme Court Ruling

To our Co-op Community: We want to express our disappointment and strong disagreement with the Supreme Court’s decision to revoke women’s constitutional right to abortion access. Health care is a human rights issue and access to comprehensive high-quality reproductive health care must be universal. Furthermore, a woman’s right to choose …

From the General Manager, 6/17/22

Happy June! You likely know that Hunger Mountain Cooperative exists to create and sustain a vibrant community of healthy individuals, sustainable local food systems, and thriving cooperative commerce. In addition to our mission statement, we are also guided by our council’s resolution adopted in late 2020 that speaks to our …

Important Masking Update

Last night the CDC moved Washington County into their low community level status based on a significant decline in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations over the past weeks. Following the procedure we shared previously and which was widely supported in our surveys of members and employees, the Co-op adopted a mask-optional policy today. Safety …

June Give Change: Outright Vermont

June’s Give Change recipient is Outright Vermont. Their mission is to build a Vermont where all LGBTQ+ youth have hope, equity, and power. Co-op shoppers can support this effort by rounding up their total to the next dollar or making a donation at the register. Additionally, for every rainbow Hunger Mountain …

From the General Manager, May 27, 2022

Greetings from the Co-op. Last week we asked for feedback on our approach to masking: adopt a mask-optional policy once our county moves into the CDC’s low COVID-19 Community Level and only revert back to mask-required if the county goes back to the high Community Level. We received a favorable response from …

From Our Council President

Our Special Member Meeting on Bylaws on May 12 was the first remote meeting the Co-op held that included real-time electronic voting on multiple articles.   The council would like to express our appreciation for Paul Gillies, who volunteered to moderate the meeting, Joel Brock, the technology consultant, and all presenters, …