T he Marquette Food Co-Op had its grand opening in its new location on Thursday. The co-op moved from its original location on Front Street and Baraga Avenue to its new location on Washington Street. Members and employees requested and got a bigger parking lot, a deli and a loading dock among other things at the new location. The co-op and members marched from the old location to the new location this morning and had a bread cutting ceremony at the opening.
" C o-ops have a deep concern for their community and we tend to keep what's best for our greater community top of mind when making decisions in our organization ." General Manager Matt Gougeon said. "S o we're very excited to be in downtown Marquette."
M att says they have gotten a lot of positive feedback from members on the new location. The co-op will be open from 8 AM until 9 PM every day of the week.