Bonnie Hudspeth serves as Member Programs Manager of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA), a secondary cooperative of more than 35 food co-ops and startup initiatives across New England and New York that are working together to advance a vision of a thriving co-operative economy, rooted in a healthy, just and sustainable food system and collaboration among co-ops. Together, the co-ops of the NFCA generate annual revenue of over $300 million, purchase more than $60 million from local businesses, and employ over 2,000 people.
Prior to joining 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 cooperatively owned grocery store in Keene, NH that opened in 2013. She serves as Clerk on the Board of The Cooperative Fund of New England, a community development loan fund that facilitates socially responsible investing in cooperatives, 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.