Failed 2021 Board of Directors’ Election

originally emailed to members on 04/04/2021 Letter to our members concerning the PFC 2021 Board of Directors’ election There will be no board of directors’ election this year due to the fact that we only received two candidate applications for three open board seats. ...

Community and the Corner Store

Community and the Corner Store Jaime Magiera originally appeared in the Spring 2019 issue of the Old Fourth Ward Newsletter Growing up in a Downriver Detroit neighborhood, I was blessed with a lot of options for entertainment and interaction with others. There were...

Board President on the Radio

The PFC Board of Directors President, Jaime Magiera, was recently interviewed on Very Ann Arbor Radio, talking about PFC and the cooperative business model. Listen below! (starts at 6:50 and ends at 24:50) Very Detroit Radio · Very Ann Arbor Radio “Consume...

Membership is Ownership

Adapted from an article by Marilyn Scholl  l  Cooperative Grocers Network (May/June 2008) Cooperative ownership is an economic model that can create great benefits for our communities and member-owners. The cooperative model is powerful if we focus proper attention on...

Touring Michigan Food Co-ops

by Ray Anderson  l  originally appeared in March 2020 PFC Newsletter As Peoples Food Co-op Ann Arbor nears its 50th Anniversary come July of 2021, it is interesting to reflect on the early co-op years of the late 1960’s and the beginning of the 1970’s which spawned a...