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City Foods is a grocery co-operative in Tippecanoe County IN, currently transitioning to an online store. Thanks to contributions from the Lafayette community and our local farmers, we're proud to offer a growing line of local and organic products. Our store is open to all, including City Foods Members!

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Board Meeting Minutes May 2017

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City Foods Board Meeting  5-1-17

Board member in attendance: Rae S., Jaynie K., Dana L., Kanako T.

Also in attendance Nick H. and Susan S.


Rae was appointed to the board by a unanimous vote to fill an empty seat for a 3 year term.


Officer elections were held.

President – Rae S.

Vice President – Kanako T.

Treasurer – Lisa M.

Secretary – Jaynie K.


The slate of officers were elected unanimously.


EBT needs photo I.D. of all boards members.



May 13th – Mosey – Rae will ask about what we can do as far as selling food.

May 19th – Gallery walk and Main Street ribbon cutting.

May 27th – Spring Cooking Class – Dressings

June 3rd – Mosey

June Cooking class (not set) – Pasta and Grilling are some ideas

Dana will check on the grilling class & check on a Kombucha class


May Mosey – Tea? Kanako and Jaynie will work and try to get a few more volunteers.

Gallery Walk – Dana and Janelle?

June Mosey – Granita or Sorbet


Marketing/ PR:

Passing out coupons for 5% off for non-members, at the Farmers Market.  The coupons will have an expiration date.

IT Committee:

Austin L.  says he would like to work on the website, may start the project in mid-May with Kanako.

Kanako would like vendor pics and volunteer pictures for the website.

Kanako needs material for the website.

Can we use Wuufoo and Event bright for ticketing events?

WiFi – Frontier charges went up to over $100 after they changed it to business plan.

Comcast 69.95 for internet, 14.95 equipment, 19.95 static IP.  Do we need Static IP? – Jaynie will check to see if we have to rent the modem from Comcast.  If not Kanako will pick up a modem.

Square Phase 2 – Members list added and gift cards.

Kanako will check with Lise about Instagram icon for the website.



Trying to get more local Products.  Rae will get stickers from Indiana Grown to highlight local products. We may check into Holy-Cow on a bulk order, also the ticket function of Square to see if we can use it for prepaid orders. Kanako will check into the ticket function.

Rae will call Jeffrey about duck eggs.

Rae will ask Quinnell about being produce manager


Volunteer Member Meeting Wed May, 10th 7:00 p.m. – Go over membership sales & a script.

No more IOU’s

Went over new volunteers that are ready to take shifts.

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