One of the greatest Cooperative attributes I admire most is “transparency.” It’s an uncommon organizational quality, but when done right it builds stronger institutions. In October, many of you may have signed the petition on Del Mar in support of renewing the City’s permit for the San Clemente Farmer’s Market. What you might not… Read More Transparency Builds Better Markets
October 12th, we made history again. It marked the 1st San Clemente Community Market Board of Director’s Retreat. And being local [and cheap], we were blessed to be able to use Surfrider Foundation’s beautiful facility. Thanks Chad! As you may recall, in July we has some new “blood” come aboard as new Directors… Read More 2013 Board of Directors Retreat
On July 27th, the San Clemente Community Market is having our 2nd Annual Member Owner’s Meeting & Board of Director’s elections. The Board of Directors is an important function for any cooperative, as they are the “voice” of the democratically run organization. SCCM has a larger board than most not-for-profits with nine board members. Per… Read More Upcoming 2013 Board Elections
Like water and sunshine for the crops, the Co-op thrives with your input! Summer of 2013, marks our 2nd Annual Board of Directors Elections. For 2013, we have three one year terms that are coming due. If you have been a Member-owner for at least 6 months, we encourage you run for the Board. Please take… Read More 2013 Board of Directors Elections
The election is history and the San Clemente Community Market has four new Board Members! Congratulations goes out to our new board members: Bill Carson Susan Parmelee Raul Ferreira Mike Prescott You’ll be joining the veterans: Marissa Floyd Laura Engeman Devon Azzam Mary Ross Sam Olmstead We feel both honored and privileged to have such… Read More Congratulations New Board Members!
Hold on to your hats, folks, because the market is getting ready for its next big growth spurt! Meeting notices and ballots were mailed to all member-owner of record last week, and with that we’re quickly heading into our first elections to the Board of Directors! Looking back it seems like everything happened in the… Read More Soon to have a New Board!
Since incorporating, SCCM has had an Interim Board of Directors who first met as a group in the Fall of 2010. Their work set the stage for the cooperative, resulting in the vision and mission statements that currently guide the market’s development and growth to over 50 member-owners strong! We are quickly approaching a milestone… Read More 2012 Board Elections
I first heard about the efforts to bring the first cooperative market to Orange County in the Fall of 2010. Searching for a CSA and finding something so much better I decided to check out a meeting and ended up continuing to attend meetings. I was excited to be a part of something that was… Read More Proud to Be a Founding Member