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 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
Starting January 2014, the San Clemente Community Market is introducing a new Local Business Supporter program. The purpose of the program is to provide mutually beneficial connections between our Member-Owners and locally-owned businesses. Why? For every $1 spent at a local business, as much as 70 cents stays in the community through taxes, payroll and other… Read More Local Business Supporter Program
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