University of Wisconsin–Madison

Bonnie Hudspeth

Member Programs Manager, Neighboring Food Co-op Association

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Bonnie Hudspeth serves as Member Programs Manager of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA), a federation of more than 35 food co-ops and start-up initiatives with a combined membership of more than 130,000 people across New England.  Together, the co-ops of the NFCA are working toward a vision of a thriving co-operative economy, rooted in a healthy, just and sustainable food system and collaboration among co-ops.  Prior to joining the NFCA, Bonnie served as Project Manager for the Monadnock Food Co-op, creating the founding organizational structure and overseeing pre-operational development and fundraising to create a co-operatively owned grocery store in Keene, NH (opened April, 2013).  She serves as Clerk on the Board of The Cooperative Fund of New England (CFNE), a community development loan fund that facilitates socially responsible investing in co-operatives, community-oriented nonprofits, and worker-owned businesses in New England and adjacent communities in New York.  Bonnie holds a master’s degree in Sustainable Community Development through Antioch University New England.