NFCA Start-up Workshop Day Presentations

Over 40 start-up co-operators from across New England gathered for Neighboring Food Co-op Association's New England Startup Workshop Day on Saturday, May 7th in Keene, NH, hosted by the Monadnock Food Co-op. Jacqueline Hannah, Food Co-op Initiative, & Michael Faber, General Manager of Monadnock Food Co-op, helped the NFCA plan a full day of shared peer-to-peer learning, case studies, and workshops covering many pressing issues for start-ups. Thanks to Monadnock Food Co-op for hosting the event and providing lunch, and to our co-op friends at Cabot Creamery Co-operative and Equal Exchange for helping to nourish participants. See presentations from the day:

Representatives from 17 Start-up Food Co-ops & Co-op Support Organizations

Case Study: Monadnock Food Co-op 

Bonnie Hudspeth, Neighboring Food Co-op Association, and Michael Faber, General Manager of Monadnock Food Co-op, share a case study of Monadnock Food Co-op's development process and lessons learned.  This was presented at NFCA's New England Start-up Workshop Day at Monadnock Food Co-op on May 7, 2016.

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Why (Some) Startups Fail 

Jacqueline Hannah from Food Co-op Initiative shares examples of why some start-up food co-ops fail.  This was presented at NFCA's New England Start-up Workshop Day at Monadnock Food Co-op on May 7, 2016.

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Planning for Membership Growth 

Jacqueline Hannah from Food Co-op Initiative shares how to plan for a powerful year of membership growth.  This was presented at NFCA's New England Start-up Workshop Day at Monadnock Food Co-op on May 7, 2016.

 

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Bonnie Hudspeth, Neighboring Food Co-op Association, and Michael Faber, General Manager of Monadnock Food Co-op, share tips for attracting and hiring your first General Manager.  This was presented at NFCA's New England Start-up Workshop Day at Monadnock Food Co-op on May 7, 2016.

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Case Study: Planning A Successful Capital Campaign, Green Top Grocery 

Jacqueline Hannah from Food Co-op Initiative shares a case study of lessons learned from Green Top Grocery's successful member loan campaign in her Planning a Successful Capital Campaign presentation.   This was presented at NFCA's New England Start-up Workshop Day at Monadnock Food Co-op on May 7, 2016.

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