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January Manager's Message

January 9, 2018

Greetings Hub City Co-op members and customers,

Hopefully everyone and your families enjoyed the holidays.  As we head into the new year I am excited to announce some big changes at the Co-op. Being the only grocery store in downtown Spartanburg, along with the completion of the residential properties this year, we are going to begin to position ourselves as the local community market where you can get all of your needs at affordable pricing…

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December Manager's Message

December 6, 2017

Season Greetings from Hub City Co-op:

As we enter the holiday season, I'd like to take a moment to update everyone on what's happening here at the co-op.

 We have made many changes in our produce and grocery departments and have greatly increased offerings from local farms. These include micro greens from Produce 365, eggs from Old Paths farm, Kombucha from Updog, coffees from Mozza Roasters, quail eggs from Sloane Farms and rabbit from…

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November Manager's Message

November 1, 2017

Greetings Hub City Members,

We have had a busy couple of weeks participating in local events and preparing for the holiday season. I was able to meet many members at our booth during the International Festival at Barnet Park. Thank you for your kind words and support. We also recently participated in Empty Bowls at the Chapman Center, which was an outstanding success. We went through over 14 gallons of Thai Butternut Bisque and received rave r…

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October Manager's Message

October 18, 2017
As we say goodbye to summer, I'd like to take a moment to update you on what we have planned for the fall season:

  • Based on your overwhelming feedback, we have gone back to specific owner days. We will be having 2 this month- Monday, October 9th and Saturday, October 28th. In addition, any owner who spends more than $500 per month will receive an additional owner day where you can come in any day of your choosing.
  • We will have a booth …

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September Manager's Message

October 18, 2017
Hello Hub City Co-op Members,

My name is Tony Foley and I would like to introduce myself as the new General Manager. I have already begun to make changes to improve your shopping experience. These include better selection and in stock position on produce, cheeses, and grocery items. I also have plans to improve membership value through a more efficient checkout process, new Member Days promotions, more deli and dairy options, a renewed foc…

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What Does it Mean to Invest in Hub City Co-op?

April 5, 2017



Recently, the Hub City Co-op board of directors announced an Investment Campaign to raise $100,000 by April 30. So far, Co-op owners have committed over $32,000.  With your help, the Co-op can reach it's goal and quickly be positioned for success. There are two ways to invest in Hub City Co-o…

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People-to-People Commerce, Coffee, Cooperatives, and You

March 23, 2017

If you’re curious about what people-to-people commerce looks like, this picture is worth a thousand words. It’s from a trip I made back in February, as interpreter-friend of Little River Roasting Company, a local coffee roaster. (My day job is as a Spanish professor.) The photo is from the day of our departure from our visit to the growers in Cocochó, and it celebrates the first direct sale of high altitude, shade grown, organic, and fair tr…

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