Front Page 2020-08-18

July GM Overwhelmingly Approves Black Lives Matter Statement

Illustration Tommy Kane “The Park Slope Food Coop unequivocally supports Black lives and the dismantling of all systems that propagate and empower systemic racism #BlackLivesMatter”  Coop Finances, Temporary Markup Strategy, Return to Member Labor Also Explored  By Frank Haberle  Coop members overwhelmingly approved a statement of solidarity and support for the Black Lives Matter movement…

Checking in with Joe Holtz on Coop Lifelines

Joe Holtz hopes we can find a way to expand the Coop’s hours from 77 per week to 112. Photo Zachary Schulman By Leila Darabi  Six months into the Covid-19 pandemic, the Coop is working on increasing store hours, allowing more members to shop at a time and other strategies to bring more cash in…



Both Member + Shopper, Not Either/Or

PSFC’s mission reads: “The Park Slope Food Coop is a member-owned and operated food store …” At the 7/28 GM, members were asked to be our Better Selves in considering and approving the Black Lives Matter statement. Then, the Coordinators asked us to consider a markup increase to help PSFC’s economic recovery. This proposal felt…

Voting at the Zoom Meeting

Thank you to the people who organized the Zoom General Meeting held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. It is good to keep an open forum so that Members can be informed about operations at the Coop. This is a useful tool to provide updates via committee reports, on financial matters and general information regarding the…

Member Labor

Dear Members,   At the August General Meeting I hope to propose to restore a modified, voluntary and temporary member labor system. I had hoped that the General Coordinators would do this, but since they have not, I hope that we, the members and owners of the Park Slope Food Coop can convince them with our…

Recipe for French Toast as Served at Le Succulent

Mélanie Delcourt’s famous French toast has become a weekend staple at Succulent, her 5th Avenue bistro. Photo Peter Grant When 2020 began, Mélanie and Xavier Delcourt had good reason to believe that they had finally achieved their dream of running a successful Park Slope restaurant.   Continue Reading →

This Issue Prepared By:

Editor (development)Peter Grant
ReportersLeila Darabi, Peter Grant, Frank Haberle
Art Director (development)Rod Morrison
IllustratorsJohn Donohue, Tommy Kane
PhotographersJohn Midgley, Zachary Schulman
ThumbnailsBecky Cassidy
PhotoshopFanny Gotschall
Art Director (production)Matthew Landfield
Web PublishingMatthew Landfield
Editor (production)Nancy Rosenberg
Final ProofreaderLisa Schorr

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