Sunbury/Macedon Ranges Leader
Sunbury Organic Food Co-op
We are a fresh food & grocery cooperative that has a sustainable alternative to supermarket shopping. We source minimally packaged, ethically produced, non GMO, affordable fresh fruit, vegetables, groceries, dry goods, personal care and household products. In the co-op you can improve your health, protect the environment, support local farmers, participate in a vital community organisation, meet and work with like-minded people and buy healthy (biodynamic, organic, & chemical-free) products.
The major costs associated with the project are
The major costs associated with the project are start up costs. These include Public liability insurance = $1800 Accounting software costs = $600 Incorporation costs = $1500 Marketing passes = $200
The $1,000 grant will be used
The $1,000 grant will be used to cover the first few months of insurance and accounting software, together with market passes and part of the incorporation costs.
How they raise the rest of the funding
Members will be required to pay a membership fee. We will also increase the cost of the produce to help cover costs.