Exciting News from Gordons Garden Center and the Yelm Food Coop
Yelm, WA, March 27, 2012 “Kellie Petersen, owner of Gordons Garden Center, and Bill Wyman, President of the Board of Directors of Yelm Cooperative, are pleased to announce the relocation of the Yelm Food Coop Retail Store to the Gordons Garden Center complex during the month of April in 2012.
Gordons opened in Yelm 47 years ago as a food market, and over the years expanded to include garden products including premium quality decorative and food producing trees and plants for the home gardener. Today, Gordons stands as one of the regions premiere retail destinations for quality gardening products, and has achieved the Washington State Environmental Award of Excellence for their organic program. This year, Ms. Petersen is expanding Gordons services to include a Wedding Registry, Design on Demand, Personal Shopper, and an innovative Best Food Forward to better serve the Yelm Community.”
“Gordons Garden Center and the Yelm Cooperative are forming a Perfect Partnership by operating independently yet together at the Gordons Garden Center complex. Organic and sustainable principals guide both operations, and provide the community with a centralized hub for shopping and access to their complementary services.
Working together, Gordons Garden Center and the Yelm Cooperative help to promote a healthy and sustainable community, now and for future generations.”
Read more from the Press Release.
Now this is a wise move for the community & both organizations – unique & innovative.
A true home-run outta da ballpark!
Yelm Community Blogger Klein is a founding member of the Yelm Food Co-op.