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Alexandria is the Content Editor at Common Market. With a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in Communication, and a passion for food, community, and a healthy lifestyle, she strives to share fun and meaningful stories with readers while encouraging them to make healthy changes.

Your Voice Matters

Cooperatives operate under the concept of democratic control, which means our owners have a voice in the business. We want to make sure our customers are getting the type of information and stories they would like to see. So, today, we want to hear from you. We want to know what sort of stories you... Read More

Let’s Play A Game!

To celebrate the launch of our new website, your local co-op wants to give one lucky person a $25 co-op gift card! We have 5 questions we want you to answer, and if you get all 5 correct, you will be entered to win. Here are the rules: Register on the Common Market website. Comment... Read More

The Benefits of Co-ops

If you attended the showing of Food For Change that the Common Market held in conjunction with Hood College last month, then you may be aware of the economic benefits of cooperatives. If you’re still not sure about the cooperative model, though, take a look at Kristin Sutter’s article on food co-ops, courtesy of Taste of Home.... Read More