Throwback Thursday: Food co-op and Basin’s Backyard Garden

Co-op Coffee in the Garden

Heidi Demars set up shop near Basin’s Backyard Garden in 2014 to answer questions about the food co-op.

The BisMan Community Food Co-op, a thriving grocery store in Bismarck, ND, opened its doors in May 2016.

The co-op is holding its third annual meeting for members tonight, Sept. 22, at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch.

Did you know Basin Electric and the food co-op have a relationship going back several years? It’s all in the spirit of the 6th cooperative principle: Cooperation Among Cooperatives.

In the years leading up to the food co-op opening its doors, Basin Electric supported the co-op’s development in a few ways:

We featured the food co-op during our 2015 Annual Meeting. The video below is an interview with Heidi Demars, BisMan Community Food Co-op organizer.

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