Our first 100 owners were Founders, but we need to GROW! Owners 101-300 will be part of our exclusive Grower’s Club. This gets you special recognition in our store and on our website so don’t delay! We are ready for a store so spread the word.
1st Fridays of each month
Join us for 1st Friday community gathering and games! Great way to meet new friends and have fun with your neighbors. Details coming soon.
Board/Steering Committee Meetings
Third Mondays, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Location varies.
SunCoast owners & potential owners are encouraged to attend the meetings held on the third Monday of each month. Attending a meeting is a great opportunity to learn about the progress being made and to ask questions. Check our Facebook page for the location or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at (619) 869-7040.
Coffee with the Co-op, Imperial Beach
2nd Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Red House Kitchen
SunCoast owners & potential owners are invited to join us to learn more about food co-ops, what we are doing to open one in Imperial Beach, and ask questions of the board or other owners. No need to RSVP, and coffee is on us! Red House Kitchen is located at 775 13th Street, Imperial Beach. Check our Facebook page for all of our other events or contact us at email@example.com or leave a message at (619) 869-7040.
Coffee with the Co-op, Coronado
1st Thursdays, 9:30 a.m., Coronado Public Library Winn Room
SunCoast owners & potential owners are invited to join us to learn more about food co-ops, what we are doing to open one in Imperial Beach, and ask questions of the board or other owners. No need to RSVP, and coffee is on us! Check our Facebook page for all of our other events or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at (619) 869-7040.
Saturday August 11 3:00
Meet @ Scoreboard
3. State Farm 4. ATT
5. Red House Kitchen
After the ride join us for a celebration of ART! at the Red House Kitchen. Organized by the IB Arts Bureau
August 4th 10 a.m.
Join ILACSD, San Diego Gas & Electric, and the Imperial Beach – City Hallat our Clean Cities Initiative cleanup on August 4th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm! Volunteers will meet at the Red House Kitchen located at 775 13th St, Imperial Beach, CA 91932. Last year, we worked with over 200 dedicated volunteers and we are excited to hold another cleanup in this important neighborhood!
We will have cleanup supplies, snacks, and water. We also provide community service hours and Letters of Appreciation for volunteers. This is a great opportunity for students and families to protect our local environment!
We encourage volunteers to bring their own reusable items such as water bottles, work gloves, and buckets to promote zero-waste practices and help us in our mission to have a zero waste, litter free and environmentally engaged San Diego region!
All volunteers are required to fill out a waiver form to participate and anyone under the age of 18 needs a waiver signed by their parent or guardian.
See you there!
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/65BH4m3ZiXCSG9f62
Friday July 27th 5:30-7 p.m.
Come meet with our local owners and board members to learn more about how we are working together to open a community grocery store in Imperial Beach. It’s a great way to meet your neighbors and get your questions answered. Pizza is on us and drinks are available for purchase. Look forward to meeting you (and your friends) at this fun and informative event! RSVP here.
Sunday July 29th 4:45 p.m.
Meet your fellow co-op friends for a family-friendly tribute to ABBA at Spreckels Park in Coronado. We will meet at the corner of Orange & Sixth Ave at 4:45 pm. Bring chairs and blankets and a picnic dinner if you’d like. Be sure to wear your SunCoast t-shirts and hats so we can spread the word! RSVP to Esther Ganz @ email@example.com
Sun and Sea Festival
July 14th, 9:00 a.m., Imperial Beach
Join SunCoast Market as we parade down Seacoast Ave. spreading the word about our store! This year’s theme is Super Imperial Beach so come dressed as a super hero or sporting your SunCoast Market gear. We will have some preparation parties before the big day and are looking for volunteers. If you would like to walk in the parade, help make signs, or have a crafty hand, sign up to volunteer your time for this great event.
From June 1-10th, we challenge all of our owners to bring in one new owner! We could double our owners in just 10 days! This goal allows us to fund the study that tells us the best size and possible locations of our new store. Grab invitations and brochures to share with your people at our Friday Yard Sign Release Party or by sending us a message to drop them off to you. ALL new owners before June 10 will get a FREE yard sign or t-shirt!
Friday, June 1 @ Pier Plaza 4-6 p.m.
Come check out our new, gorgeous yard signs and pick up your own. Pre-order yours for $13 in Our Shop or try to snag one of our extras at the event! We will be selling our ownerships, t-shirts, hats, water bottles and handing out invitation for our Plus One Challenge (see below). Awesome photos of owners and signs at 4:00.
Happy Hour with the Co-op
May 12, 2018, 4-6 p.m., Calypso Cafe, Coronado Cays
Join SunCoast Market Co-op for a fun and informative event with a view! Learn about this grassroots effort to open a community-owned natural foods market in Imperial Beach. Listen to a brief presentation from our board members, mingle with other SunCoast owners, and consider joining our group of passionate and excited owners.
Muffins, Yoga & Swag Celebration
March 10, 2018, 8:30-11:00 a.m., YMCA Camp Surf
Join SunCoast Market Co-op for a fun and informative event at the beautiful YMCA Camp Surf. Learn about this grassroots effort to open a community-owned natural foods market in Imperial Beach and join in celebrating the initial 100+ SunCoast owner-members. You’ll also receive a free ticket ($94 value) to enjoy the San Diego Yoga Festival activities on Saturday after the SunCoast event. There is a nominal registration fee to help cover event costs and kids are free (save $ by registering before the event). Register on Eventbrite.com.
Eat & Greet
February 2, 2018, 6-8 p.m., Seaside Candy Event Room
Ready to hear about an exciting opportunity for Imperial Beach and surrounding communities to open an amazing grocery store? Join us for chili, cornbread, and all the fixings while you hear a brief presentation from our board and join in a bit of Q&A.