This is a compilation of major GreenStar policies and other, important, related documents. Please see the Table of Contents for a complete listing of what should be included, as well as the date when each document was most recently revised.
NOTE: All policies are subject to change as Council (or the Membership) approves amendments or replacement policies. Please consult any of the following "Keepers of the Policy Book" for the most current status of policies (or to get copies of any policies):
Council Administrator and Policy Book Maintainer: Kara Cusolito
Most recently updated: 07/08/2014
Complete GreenStar Cooperative Market Policy Book as of December 2014.
A PDF file of the complete and updated GreenStar Policy Book.
The delcared candidates for 2015 GreenStar Council election are: Susan Beckley, Krys Cail, Liz Coakley, Waleter Hollien, Stefen Jirka, Kristen Kaplan, Patrice Lockert-Anthony, Deb Moore, Trisica Munroe, Jan Rhodes-Norman. Council Elecion April 1 - April 30, 2015....
By 12th Moon,
As many in GreenStar's membership have already heard, some member-owners who are part of the local organization Committee for Justice in Palestine (CJP) are in the process of gathering signatures for a petition seeking to bring a referendum before the Co-op's membership for a vote this fall. According to a draft shown to Council representatives, the proposed referendum would ask GreenStar to halt the sale of certain Israeli products that the CJP says are associated with the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
Neither GreenStar, its Council, or the Co-op's management is associated with the petition. The Co-op has not endorsed it, nor does the Co-op have a position on the I...
Thanks for your interest in serving on GreenStar's Council (board of directors). We look forward to hearing your voice, benefiting from your ideas, and working with you to make the Co-op an even better place./p>
Annual Elections (in April); Appointments to Fill Vacancies Between Elections
In the annual Council election, conducted throughout April, at least 5 of the seats on Council are filled (for 3-year terms). If vacancies have occurred since the previous election, those may be filled for the balance of those terms (e.g., for 1 ...