This Joint Information Statement and related materials are provided by Just Local Food Co-op (JLF) and The Menomonie Food Co-op (MMFC) in connection with the proposed merger of the cooperatives (the “Merger”). On July 21, 2021, each of JLF and MMFC entered into a merger agreement, which provides that, pending approval of each cooperatives’ owners, we will unite into a single entity with legal name The Menomonie Food Co-op branded as Menomonie Market Food Co-op (the “Merger Agreement”).
In order for the Merger to take place, there must be approval by two thirds of those voting owners of each cooperative who vote on the question (the Election). The agreement and supporting documents were reviewed by the legal council for each co-op separately.
THE DIRECTORS OF JLF AND THE DIRECTORS OF MMFC HAVE EACH UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MERGER AND THE MERGER AGREEMENT, AND EACH UNANIMOUSLY RECOMMENDS THAT ITS OWNERS VOTE YES.
This Joint Information Statement highlights selected information regarding the Merger, the Merger Agreement, and the Election and may not contain all the information that may be important to you. We urge you to carefully read this entire Joint Information Statement, its exhibits, and the supporting materials, which are linked below.