Financial

Measure 1: We support the community in which we operate.

Jul. - Sept. 2013Oct. - Dec. 2013Jan. - Mar. 2014Apr. - June 2014
Sponsorships $9,400 $7,250 $11,940
Donations $4,908 $5,612 $5,980
Grants $0 $0 $0
Community Fund $6,403 $0 $0
Education $8,000 $8,000 $8,000
SEED $49,544 $50,153 $49,882



Measure 2: We are committed to selling products that are...

The following chart shows the amount of sales in each category and a percentage of total sales. (Fiscal year 2011 was the first year we tracked amounts and percentages of total sales for the attributes Small Producer, Cooperative and Organic.)

Jul. - Sept. 2013Oct. - Dec. 2013
Local $2,548,438 32% $3,452,449 42%
Fair Trade $272,978 3% $455,224 6%
Small Producer $3,188,313 40% $3,293,333 41%
Organic $2,121,496 27% $3,125,095 38%
Cooperative $1,791,568 22% $1,797,677 22%

Jan. - Mar. 2014Apr. - June 2014
Local $3,044,900 38%
Fair Trade $421,675 5%
Small Producer $2,863,065 35%
Organic $3,338,242 41%
Cooperative $1,630,436 20%



Measure 3: We promote cooperative ownership.

The following shows the number of shoppers becoming new members with the purchase of Class A stock; the amount of non-issued patronage refund (Class B)*; and the amount of non-voting stock, purchased at $500/share (Class C). *In profitable years, a patronage refund is declared by the co-op’s Board of Directors, typically occurring in September. The non-issued patronage refund amount is essentially retained equity in the co-op.

Jul. - Sept. 2013Oct. - Dec. 2013Jan. - Mar. 2014Apr. - June 2014
New Members 372 333 367
A $22,152 $22,995 $24,297
B $0 $621,746 $0
C $5,000 $27,000 $87,500