In your article entitled “Moonflower draws criticism over recent firings,” The Times-Independent quoted Stephanie Hamborsky allegedly quoting me in her “aisle of lard” statement.
I was saddened to see all the controversy surrounding personnel issues at my beloved Moonflower Community Co-op. These sorts of matters can be very tricky, to say the least, and are far beyond my ability to comment on. I wish peaceful resolutions for all involved.
I just do not understand why either paper would feel that writing a gossipy story about Moonflower Market was a good idea. Are we now going to start seeing stories about other nonprofits and businesses in town? What a waste of paper; the Moonflower non-story even pushed out the prime front page spot of the real story in the T-I about the huge shale oil project.
Personnel. It’s easily the most challenging aspect of running any business or organization. Keeping employees happy while trying to satisfy the public and meet the bottom line and purpose can be daunting.
Moonflower Community Co-op will host a three-class series throughout March led by Emily Stock of the Moab company Sundial Medicinals. The classes will be held at the market from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
After a board meeting regarding recent firings at Moonflower Community Cooperative, one board member resigned and the general manager issued a statement.
Members of the Moonflower Community Cooperative packed into the Grand County Library’s conference room for the monthly board of directors meeting on Feb. 21. The unusually high attendance was triggered by the recent firing of the Moonflower’s outreach coordinator, which followed a series of other unexplained terminations over the past few months. Because the matter is a personnel issue, board members were unable to offer a specific explanation for any employee’s termination.