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Frost Beer Works will be at the Co-op June 8th (3-5pm)

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 June 2012

2002  Started public conversation on whether to move Co-op to former Grand Union space on Putney Road
April 2002  Board invites environmental group Natural Logics to speak at annual meeting as part of process to educate board, management, and shareholders about green building and sustainable communities

2003  Began multi-year community engagement process  •  Decision to stay downtown based on shareholder and community feedback (community concerned about impact the business leaving would have on downtown)  •  Started to negotiate purchase & sale agreement with BAST corporation
August 2003  Received preliminary report from Natural Logic: Preparing the Ground for a Regenerative Market and Marketplace

January 16, 2004   Purchased Co-op Plaza property

March 2008  Feasibility study – 4 options: systems improvement/minor renovation, major renovation, build new, do nothing
August 2008  Board of Directors approves concept of going forward with new building
October 2008  Shareholder referendum to move forward with pursuing a new building: 77% in favor
November 2008  "Stone Soup" Community Design Charrette for Co-op and community stakeholders

February 2009  BFC Regenerative Design Charette for professionals in alternative energy
May 2009  Development Agreement signed between BFC, Housing VT, and Windham Housing Trust
May 2009   $1 million shareholder loan campaign launched

September 28, 2010   Groundbreaking ceremony

mid-June 2012   Anticipate new store opening
mid-September 2012   Projected date for final completion of site work, including new parking lot