Dear SCCM owners and community members, Thank you for your faith and patience in supporting this project. In reflecting back to our beginning in 2010, much has changed. Organics were once scarce – now they’re everywhere. Local organic farmers were unknown in Orange County – now stores and restaurants celebrate them. Unproven genetically-modified (GMO) foods… Read More SCCM Dissolution
Cooperation in action! Its pretty exciting at the Sacramento Food Co-op, as they are breaking ground on a new store location. Construction started in early 2015, and is expect to open by April 2016. Check out Business Journal article.
The San Clemente Community Market, project committee will be meeting this coming Tuesday, September 2nd, from 6:30 – 8:00PM. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss our 2014-15 project strategy, and assign team tasks. All are welcomed to attend. If you are interested in attending and have additional questions prior to the… Read More Project Committee Meetings – September 2nd, 6:30pm
Cooperatives have always been about people. Check out this 4 minute history of how the cooperative movement evolved out of a people’s need: Honest food for honest prices. Rochdale, England 1844. Cheers! To read more about cooperative, please visit Stronger Together.
In April, the third annual Locavore Index was released by Strolling of the Heifers. It’s a state-by-state ranking of access to local foods from local farms. The report rates states, on a per-capita basis of the number of farmers markets, consumer-supported agriculture operations (CSAs), food hubs, and the percentage of each state’s school districts… Read More The Making of a Locavore
The US Department of Agriculture defines a food co-op as a “user-owned, user-controlled business that distributes benefits on the basis of use.” Co-ops are unique in that they are owned and democratically governed by their member-owners—the same people who use their products or services. Profits generated by co-ops stay in and benefit the communities they… Read More What is a Food Co-op?
Through his camera’s lens, Arpad Petrass captures the beauty and awe of nature at its finest. With more than 38 years in the Entertainment Industry, as a Scenic and Lighting Designer and the past 12 years as a Technical Director with Disney Creative Entertainment, Arpad’s trained eye and creative vision have combined to expertly express… Read More Featured Local Business Supporter: Arpad Petrass Fine Art Photography
VIP Pet Spa is a locally owned and operated pet grooming business in San Clemente that was founded in 2006. Besides full service grooming, VIP offers non-anesthetic teeth cleaning, a monthly vaccine clinic, nail trimming, self-wash, and a large selection of retail items. Kristin Hrenkevich (the owner) understands your four-legged friend is a member of… Read More Featured Local Business Supporter: VIP Pet Spa
The San Clemente Community Market will be holding a public meeting at our offices April 5th, at 9AM. All are welcomed to attend. Board of Director members and volunteers will be available to provide an update of the project, as well as answer questions. Light morning refreshments will be available. Location: 1506 Calle Valle, San… Read More Project Update Meeting – April 5, 2014, 9AM
Outreach Committee — 7pm, March 4th, 11th & 25th We are the people that educate and enlighten others of San Clemente Community Market. We need your help with organizing, articulating and telling others of our project. For more information, contact Sam, email@example.com OR Laura, firstname.lastname@example.org Communications Committee — 6pm, March 10th & 24th. We… Read More Committee Meetings – March 2014