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WRM Community Open House – Oct 25

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hear the latest news about the coop, become a member-owner, bring friends, enjoy the company of current and future members of Wild Root Market coop food store.

 

See Upcoming Events for details.

Wine & Beer Tasting and Membership Rally

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

At Envi Ultralounge, Racine, Nov 11.

Visit the Special Event page to learn more.

The Slow Money movement

Posted on July 16th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Woody Tasch, author of  “Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered” and founder of the Slow Money Movement, talks about the movement and about getting people together who grow, transport, sell, and consume locally grown good food.

 

When you listen to Woody Tasch speak, you’ll hear him use the term “foodshed”.  There is a useful Wikipedia discussion here. “foodshed is the geographic region that produces the food for a particular population…”

Wild Root Market in the news

Posted on June 1st, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Racine Journal Times ran a story on the front page of the June 10th edition, about Wild Root Market’s decision to turn attention away from the former Piggly Wiggly grocery store.

Video: 2014 Annual Owners Business Meeting

Posted on May 12th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Video of our Annual Meeting, held April 14, 2014.

If you were unable to attend the 2014 meeting, this video will bring you completely up-to-date. (Please note that if the video does not seem to start at the beginning, you can use your cursor to drag the progress indicator back to the left side to start over.)

“Co-op ready to make history with store in 2015″

Posted on April 16th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This in-depth story about Wild Root Market appeared March 27, 2014 in the Racine Journal Times’ special section, Racine County Open For Business.

The Ten Best (and Worst) States to Eat Local

Posted on April 16th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Wisconsin ranks in the top ten, at eighth, according to this article. Texas ranks worst, with Illinois at eighth worst. Here is another article about the same report.

Annual Owners’ Meeting video report

Posted on April 15th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Thanks to our friends at Racine TV for this terrific promotional video shot on location at the Wild Root Market Annual Owners’ Meeting on April 14 at First Presbyterian Church in Racine.

 

Take a look!  And then check out RacineTV at http://racine.tv/  for more good news about Racine!

 

View the video here.

WRM Board Members Interviewed for Article in She Magazine

Posted on April 6th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Wild Root Market Board members, Alida Harper Trocke, former Board President, and Colleen Wilkinson, former Director and Chair of the Ownership and Growth Committe, were interviewed for an article in the issue of She Magazine published on March 28.

Needed: General Manager

Posted on April 6th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Do you know a General Manager with grocery store operations experience who has the requisite skills to help design a store, develop its processes/operations, hire the right staff and run the store? If so, please direct them to submit their resume and cover letter (outlining their interest in and qualifications for this role) to: Wild Root Market Selection Committee | P.O. Box 443 | Racine, WI 53401 | or electronically to hiring@wildrootmarket.com.