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  • Saturday, August 04, 2018 at 08:00 AM · 1 rsvp
    Willye B. White Park in Chicago, IL

    A Just Harvest 5k 2018

    A Race For Community Wellness Benefiting A Just Harvest

    Did you know that we have the longest serving community kitchen serving hot meals 365 days a year right right here in Rogers Park? Did you know this is where the Rogers Park Food Co-op first had it's meeting spaces, and that we donate our excess food at events to this community kitchen?

    Put on your co-op tee-shirt and come join in a community 5K benefiting our neighborhood partner, A Just Harvest. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here.

    Runners, walkers, strollers, and all types of movers and shakers are welcome at this friendly event.

    Cant join in the 5k? Consider joining the Rogers Park Food Co-op on our Service Days, every 5th Friday at AJH by emailing: VolunteerCoordinator@RogersParkFoodCoop.com

  • Saturday, August 04, 2018 at 12:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    Jarvis Square in Chicago, IL

    Rogers Pork 2018

    Shop Jarvis Square 2017

    Saucy BBQ, Local Artists, Cool Live Bands... Whats Not To Love?

    Come join the Food Co-op at one of this year's best neighborhood events. Stop by the co-op booth with friends and family to win prizes and swag.

    Admission is totally FREE. But if you are feeling swanky, VIP Tickets can be purchased here.

    This event is put on by some of our amazing Co-op Owners including, Rpublic House, Charmers Cafe, and Rogers Bark, among others.

    Let's support our local businesses and celebrate summer together.

  • Thursday, August 09, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    Volunteer Training

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    You became an owner of the Rogers Park Food Co-op to build a cooperative business right here in our diverse community. That's great! But how can you talk about the co-op without being an expert? Who do you talk to? What questions will you be asked? Not to worry. We're in it together!   

    Join us for an informal training session to make sure you feel comfortable talking to community members about our amazing organization. In this session, participants will:

    • hear true stories from the front lines of volunteering 
    • role play different scenarios 
    • learn tips to start a conversation and respond to objections
    • leave with materials that you can start sharing right away
    • sign up to help with upcoming community events based on your schedule

    We're growing our cooperative community together!

    Can't make this date? Let us know you're interested in learning more!

     

     

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    Community Engagement Update

    Find out how you can get involved to help reach our goal of 450 owners in 2018

     

    Join us as we share updates about our recent outreach activities and determine which upcoming community events RPFC will be participating in. All are welcome! No commitment required to attend.

     

    A community-owned grocery store is coming to Rogers Park!

     
    If you require accommodations for accessibility, please let us know in advance at Cris@RogersParkFoodCoop.com.

    Unity Church Board Room (3rd Floor)

    1925 W Thome Ave
    Chicago, IL 60660

    Directions:

    Thome is the first street south of Devon just west of Ridge. The Building is a Tudor located on the south side of the street. You can enter either through the front door on Thome Ave or through the back/side door from the Winchester parking lot. The library is on the first floor to the west, through a set of glass double doors.

    Parking:

    Entry to the parking lot is on the west side of the building or in front of the building on Thome.

     

     

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM through August 19, 2018 · 2 rsvps
    Glenwood Arts District in Chicago, IL

    Glenwood Arts Fest 2018

    The Biggest Festival of Rogers Park

    The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest is a free, weekend-long arts festival that features 150+ artists, open studios, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages and the Food Co-op will be right in the middle of it.

    If you have never gone to a community festival, this is the event to attend.

    We are looking for volunteers to help with our giveaways and help hold down our fort (tent) any time between 11-9.

    RSVP below if you plan on attending, volunteering, or stopping by with friends or family that want to learn more about what we are doing to support a thriving community.

  • Friday, August 31, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    A Just Harvest in Chicago, IL

    Service A Just Harvest

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    Volunteer Opportunity

    Volunteers and Owners of the Rogers Park Food Co-op will serve food in our community partner soup kitchen. A Just Harvest is the only community kitchen in Chicago serving hot meals 365 days a year to anyone without precondition. For more information on how to volunteer and donate, visit http://ajustharvest.org/

    Mission

    The mission of the Rogers Park Food Co-op is to strengthen our diverse community through inclusive economic growth, ethical food production, and programs centered on food and social justice.


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