ADMINISTRATION

GENERAL MANAGER, Crystal Halvorson x213

Crystal is the sole employee of the Board of Directors, and her job is to manage the daily operations of the MMFC business, and create strategic planning that puts our Ends into action.  She has been our GM for 13 years, and has seen our co-op through lots of change and growth.  She lives in rural Dunn County with her husband Bill, and sons Frank and Ullr.  When not at the co-op Crystal is still thinking about food in her kitchen and gardens, or around the campfire. email Crystal


 

DSC_2949 cropADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER, Astrid Hayden x216

Astrid helps the people of Menomonie Market.  A big part of her daily work is to support our wonderful staff, but she gets to help out our owners and our Board of Directors, too. She got her start in the world of housing cooperatives, living in three different co-ops and working for a housing co-op organization before joining MMFC. Email Astrid

 


ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES COORDINATOR, Isabelle Kiesow x220

As the customer services manager, Isabelle’s job is managing the customer services team. The most important part of her job is ensuring customers are getting the best service possible. When she’s not at the co-op, she’s at home snuggling with her two cats. Email Isabelle


 

OUTREACH & EDUCATION COORDINATOR, Becca Kleist x220

Becca is responsible for the beautiful community classroom upstairs, donations, internal and external events, and community outreach/partnerships. With a background in health and wellness, she feels right at home in the co-op world, always ready to strike up a conversation about food. Outside of MMFC you can often find her adventuring outdoors, hanging out with her fat cats, or cooking something fresh and local! Email Becca

 


beth-gift-card-giveawayMARKETING MANAGER, Beth Martin x215

Beth is responsible for our marketing and communications. Her career in the food world has grown from chef, urban farmer, to brand marketer.  A visionary, she carries a deep love for making plans and bringing them to life. Not one to walk a straight path, her fierce love of food, tending the soil, and building community have served as her guiding inspiration in everything she does. She lives with her husband, two boys, two cats, and garden in Eau Claire.  email Beth


 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

 

CUSTOMER SERVICES MANAGER, Jay Schoenborn, x 205

Bio in the works. Email Jay

 


Mali Website CropFACILITIES COORDINATOR, Mali Mattson x225

Mali is in charge of our building and grounds, and in true co-op fashion, a myriad of other catch-all responsibilities. She has worked at MMFC twice, as well as several other co-ops and health food stores from Alaska to Arizona; holding positions as produce coordinator, produce stocker, cheese cutter, operations coordinator, cashier, deli assistant, front end department head, and bulk department head. She has a BFA in Fine Art and a background in food service. She is dedicated to supporting local and sustainable businesses, and enjoys adventures in nature in her free time. Email Mali


 

CENTER STORE


Josh website cropCENTER STORE MANAGER
, Josh Risler x217

Josh oversees most of the products in the store with the exceptions of produce, meat, and the deli.  He’s a Menomonie native and UW-Stout grad.  Outside of work he enjoy spending time with his wife, two sons, and the family dog. Email Josh


 

Hayden Website CropRECEIVING MANAGER, Hayden Mooney x226

Hayden is responsible for the Center Store Receiving Department, ensuring all product comes in and is stocked out on the floor. Hayden is originally from the Madison area but currently him and his partner are happily settled in Menomonie with their furry children, cats! Outside of the co-op, Hayden is an artist, makes youtube videos, and has been working to start up a LGBTQIA+ center in the area!  Email Hayden


DELI

Sara Website CropDELI MANAGER, Sara Randle x218

Sara oversees the deli which includes the hot bar, grab & go cases, Made To Order Sandwiches, Bakery, and Cheese. She loves Wisconsin and is passionate about supporting the local food system.  Email Sara

 

 


Nina Website CropKITCHEN MANAGER, Nina Wawracz x211

Nina is on the floor with staff 80% of the time making sure that our Deli products are consistent, tasty and beautiful, and spends the other 20% developing systems, recipes and organizing her department. She grew up on a farm and has a deep passion for good food and where it comes from. As a little girl she had the privilege of helping her mom in her cut flower business; this meant cutting, arranging, and delivering fresh Organic flower bouquets to co-ops and farmers’ markets in the Twin Cities. Nina will never forget coming in through the back door and  entering a wondrous world of color, taste, sound, and diversity. It is probably because of these formative experiences that she is here today! Nina and her husband, along with their cat Laila, live here in Menomonie and absolutely love their little community. Along with her love for Co-ops, she is always trying out a new recipe, thrift shopping, eating out at new restaurants, seeing great live music, and spending as much time as she can with family and friends. Email Nina

 


 

 

FRESH (PRODUCE & MEAT)

Sophia Website CropFRESH MANAGER, Sophia Cleveland x222

Sophia has worked at MMFC for over six years.  As the fresh manager, Sophia is in charge of produce, meat, and eggs.  The best part about her job is working with all of the local producers who provide the majority of the local food at the co-op.  Email Sophia

 


Margaret Website CropFRESH COORDINATOR, Margaret Grohn x209

Margaret is the Fresh Coordinator at MMFC. One fun fact about Margaret is that she has worked at Three different Organic Food Coops in the last 10 years. Email Margaret