Join your co-op community at our Annual Meeting & Celebration!

Co-op member-owners are invited to come enjoy tasty food samples from some of our favorite local farmers and producers while meeting upcoming Positive Change recipients. Plus, hear Co-op updates from your board and general manager and learn the results of this year’s board election.


  • 5:00-6:15 p.m. Local Farmer and producer sampling and meet at greet with Positive Change Recipients
  • 6:00-6:40 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:40-7:15 p.m. Annual Meeting
  • 7:15-7:30 Coffee, Tea and Mingling


  • Meet and greet with the Positive Change recipients
  • A delicious catered meal from Afro Deli.
  • Enjoy a vast selection of our new sodas and beverages at the Co-op Soda Bar.
  • Sampling with local farmers and producers.


A buffet, catered by Afro Deli, featuring the following dishes:*Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Vegan, and Dairy-free options are available.

  • Sambusa Beef or veggie pocket appetizer with homemade chutney hot sauce.
  • Afro Green Salad Romaine and iceberg lettuce with carrots, bell peppers, onion, tomato, and lemon dressing.
  • Somali Rice Basmati rice seasoned with African spices.
  • Afro Steak Dinner Shredded beef streak seasoned and marinated with African Spices, vegetable oil, fresh lime, cilantro, bell pepper, sweet onion, and garlic in a homemade red sauce.
  • Chicken Fantastic Cuts of grilled chicken with bell pepper, carrots, zucchini, and garlic in a light cream sauce.
  • Chicken Curry Slow-cooked chicken with bell peppers, eggplant, carrots, onions, garlic, and African spices.
  • Veggie Curry Eggplant, onion, zucchini, carrots, garlic, and African spices in a homemade red tomato sauce.
  • Baklava Layered pastry dessert made of filo pastry, filled with chopped nuts, and sweetened with syrup or honey.


To help us plan, tickets must be reserved in advance* – Reservations will open on September 1, 2024

  • A $5 reservation fee per person is required and includes dinner, plus one drink ticket for your choice of beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverages. The fee will be reimbursed via a $5 Mississippi Market gift certificate receivable at the event.

*Space is limited. Cancellations must be received at least 72 hours prior to the event to receive a refund.

TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING – Additional details on transportation and parking will be added in early September.