Volunteer Training

Are you interested in volunteering at Goodside Grocery? Are you a current volunteer who will be helping Goodside Grocery in our new location? Have you volunteered in the past and want to join us again?

Volunteer Training
Wednesday November 4, 12:00 – 1:30 pm OR 7:00 – 8:30 pm
New location: 1131 N 8th Street, Sheboygan WI

All welcome – new, current and returning volunteers!

Interested in learning more? Email Rhie, Volunteer Coordinator, at goodsidevolunteer@gmail.com

Welcome Nichole!


Please join us in welcoming Nichole Kloss as Goodside Grocery’s first full time general manager. Nichole comes to Goodside with a passion for farming and local foods, experience running a business, and excitement for Goodside’s expansion. She will be shadowing workers, learning the business side of the store, and taking over manager duties over the next few weeks. If you stop in the store and Nichole is there, please introduce yourself and make her feel welcome!

Mark your calendars! Nichole will be at the Tuesday, November 10 6:00 PM annual member meeting and Saturday, November 14, 11 AM – 3 PM grand opening celebration as well.

Join the Board of Goodside

Board Nominations
Goodside Grocery will hold elections on November 10, 2015 for two open positions on the Goodside Grocery Board. Board positions are three-year terms. Nominations will be accepted from now until October 31, 2015. Please submit nominations along with a brief bio to goodsidegrocery@gmail.com. All board nominees must be at least 18 years old, an active member, and in good standing.

Goodside Grocery board meets monthly and board members serve on the executive committee and/or one of our supporting committees.

Goodside Grocery Board Nomination Committee will make two nomination recommendations. Upon accepting nomination, those two candidates will be on the ballot.

Members attending the meeting may also make a floor-nomination prior to the vote or may write-in a candidate on the ballet as long as those being nominated are at least 18 years old, an active members, in good standing, and willing to accept the nomination.

Annual Board Elections
Board elections will be held at the Annual Owner meeting on Tuesday, November 10 at 6pm. You must be an active member and in good-standing to attend the meeting. You will have an opportunity to join or renew at the meeting.

Annual Member Meeting
Annual Member meeting will be held Tuesday, November 10 from 6-7pm at the new location (1131 N 8th Street). We will have refreshments, and if you can, please bring a dish to pass. This will be a great opportunity to meet our new General Manager, see the new location, hear the latest update, ask questions, and meet other members! It’s an exciting time for local food in Sheboygan! Please join us!

Upcoming Events!

Mark your calendar! November will be a busy month at your co-op!

Tuesday, November 10, 6 p.m.
Member Meeting
Calling all members! Join us Tuesday, November 10 at 6 PM in the new location (1131 N 8th Street) for our annual member meeting and potluck. Please bring a dish to pass. We will meet our new general manager Nichole Kloss, have our annual meeting, hold elections for new board members, and celebrate moving to the new location.

Saturday, November 14, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Grand Opening Celebration
Join us for a Grand Opening Celebration at the new location of Goodside Grocery – 1131 N. 8th Street, Sheboygan WI. We want to thank you for all the support you’ve given to help us grow! The Belle Weather will be performing and local vendors will be on hand for tastings.

On Going
Don’t forget that we’re open seven days a week from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. with all you need to stock up for the holidays! Holidays already?! Turkey pre-orders are happening now! Nancy Kellner is raising the turkeys and will share 25 with coop members. Please come in to signup for a bird!

More details soon!

Now Hiring! Full Time Store Manager

Goodside Grocery of Sheboygan is Hiring a General Manager

Goodside Grocery and Food Co-op of Sheboygan is expanding its local grocery operations and seeking a qualified candidate for general manager. This is a full-time management position and will oversee all aspects of daily operations.

The position description can be viewed by clicking  here, as well as, posted in the current location at 810 St. Clair Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081. Interested individuals can send a letter of interest and a resume to Goodside Grocery and Food Co-op of Sheboygan at the store’s current location, 810 St. Clair Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081, or by emailing at goodsidegrocery@gmail.com. Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection recently announced that Goodside Grocery was one of only eight organizations to receive its Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grants. These awards are designed to help famers and food processors reach new local markets. Goodside Grocery’s application, one of forty-two received by the department, was selected to assist the organization in hiring a general manager and moving to a larger downtown Sheboygan location.

A recent and successful Indie-gogo campaign also helped the organization with its move. Renovations are almost complete and Goodside Grocery should be in its new space in July 2015. The new location is 1131 N. 8th St. and is across the street from the current store.

Goodside Grocery is a business owned and operated by its members.  Its mission is to make nutritious, quality, and local goods accessible to the community through the operation of a cooperatively run grocery facility in Downtown Sheboygan. All individuals can shop at Goodside Grocery. Membership is not required to shop at Goodside Grocery.

Goodside in Edible Milwaukee

Hey, Goodsiders!
Check out this cool write-up on some of Sheboygan’s favorites: Goodside Grocery, Paradigm Coffe & Music, and Field to Fork!

Thanks, Tiffany Hunt! :)

Edible Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Best Breakfast Restaurants
There are some amazing breakfast restaurants around Milwaukee featuring locally-sourced ingredients. They’re definitely worth the early wake-up.

Almost There!

Hey, Goodsiders! Our campaign is in the last 2 days!! Friday at midnight marks the end. We have only $1,639 to go! If you are considering contributing to the campaign, NOW is the time!! We are so close, we can do this!#sheboyganpride
Check out our Indiegogo site here to make your contribution!  http://igg.me/p/1028967

Also, we are in the Sheboygan Press today!  Check out our article here: http://www.sheboyganpress.com/story/news/local/2015/01/27/goodside-grocery-nears-crowdfunding-goal/22445827/