Grocery Co-op exploratory meeting draws over 165 attendees

By Annie Pentilla
Montana Standard

Photo by: Annie Pentilla

A meeting exploring the possibility of starting a grocery cooperative in Hennessy Market did not disappoint organizers Monday when over 165 people attended the event in the ballroom of the Thornton Building in Uptown Butte.

Julie Jaksha and Steve Thompson —who respectively head the economic-development organization Headwaters RC&D and the National Center For Appropriate Technology — hosted the event to gauge public interest in the idea.

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