Placerville Food Co-op


We are looking for volunteers to help with the Locavore Dinner and the Rummage Sale. Please contact our volunteer coordinator Janette if you can help! Janette Dodge at

Know of upcoming events where we can share Co-op information or distribute brochures?
Call 530-626-7794 or email if you can help!

We can take donations!   Your donation, no matter how small (even $1 helps us buy essentials like printing for surveys and brochures, paper clips, etc) help grow the Co-op.
We now accept PayPal payments for memberships or donations to the general fund. Simply log into you PayPal account and 'send' money to:
You can pay in full or make payments!


Cans for the Co-op

Bring your "CA CRV redemption" (California Redemption Value) recyclables (most often plastic, glass or aluminum bottled or canned water, soda, drinks, or small juice bottles) to Noah's Ark. Leave them in the side yard by the dumpsters, and our volunteer will recycle them for cash.

Change for the Co-op 
Just drop your change in the canister  at the register at Noah's.

Spread the Word!
Tell your friends, point them to the website (under construction - see our temporary pages linked below), invite them to our FaceBook page, get them to take the survey, sign them up for membershipThe Co-op is its membership, and that means you!
You can familiarize yourself with the FAQ (frequently asked questions), our history, etc, at our temporary web pages:
Join our
acebook Page!
Yes, it's the 21st century and we're on Facebook.  Become a "friend" and follow our posts at

Follow us on Twitter!
Do you Tweet?  Check out
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Friends in the area on Facebook?  Belong to a club or organization?  Get together with friends for a party or dinner?  What's more exciting than letting people know about the new Food Co-op, or having someone come to your meeting to share more about the Co-op and answer questions.
WEB PAGES Visit our web site for a few temporary pages with useful information:
Pville Food Co-op FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) pdf format
Pville Food Co-op History
pdf format

Placerville Natural Foods Co-op
Members Only!

Dear <<First Name>>:

The results are in and it's official,

We are now the......

 Placerville Natural Foods Co-op!

Voting Results
Placerville Natural Foods Co-op - 13
Noah's Ark Natural Foods Co-op - 4
Noah's Natural Foods Co-op - 3
Gold Country Food Co-op - 2
Foothill Peoples Food Co-op - 2
El Dorado Foothills Natural Foods Co-op - 1
Metal Tiger -1
Sierra Community Market - 1


Congratulations and thanks to all of the members who participated!

Locavore Dinner

Sunday September 26th, 2010 5:30-9:00 

There are only 150 tickets available for this event so buy your tickets today!

This event will be held at the Motherlode Lions Club on Missouri Flat Rd. in Diamond Springs and will feature a menu  consisting only of local foods. There will be a silent auction and a raffle. If you have a donation to contribute to the silent auction please contact Percy McManus at 530-672-9898

Tickets are available at Noah's Ark, Susana Bananas and the Cozmic Cafe. This is a great event to bring a friend who may not yet be a member of the co-op. Come and enjoy great food, good music, spectacular company and support the co-op. Let's make this event fun and successful!

Don't forget about this month's
Membership Drive

The Co-op is introducing an ongoing
membership drive!
Every month the theme of the drive will change.

September is Double our Number!

All of us know someone who has expressed an interest in joining the co-op but has not yet applied to be a member. During the month of September if you are a co-op member, encourage a friend to sign up! Let's Double our membership!
We are currently 112 members strong so we are shooting for 224!

Sign up a friend as a member
and you will both receive a gift certificate
worth $10.00 to use towards purchases
in the new Co-op!

If they pay in full ($300.00) you both
double your reward to $20.00!

Remember to have them put your name on the last line of their application so that you can get your reward!

Pick up at membership form at Noah's or click on the link below to download a membership form:
Pville Food Co-op Membership Form

They can drop their completed form & payment at:
Noah's Ark Natural Foods
535 Placerville Drive

Or mail their membership to our new mailing address at:
Placerville Food Co-op Organizing Group
619 Canal Street
Placerville,CA 95667

Or we now accept PayPal payments for memberships or donations to the general fund. Simply log into you PayPal account and 'send' money to:
You can pay in full or make payments!

The rummage sale was a great success!
We raised $480.00 for the Co-op!

Thanks to all the members who helped with donations.
A special thanks to Percy McManus, Bill Scrivani, Paulette Sorensen, Betty Albert, Derf Loefflebein and the lovely couple who helped us set up on the morning of the sale!

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