Meet the candidates of the 2020 BriarPatch Board of Directors Election. Click on each candidate’s photo to learn more. Your vote makes a difference! The Board of Directors serves a critical role in overseeing and guiding our Co-op. Directors attend board meetings and the meetings of at least one committee. Three positions on the Board, each for three-year terms, become available at every annual election.

Dana Bursk

What do you love about BriarPatch Food Co-Op? What don't I love about Briarpatch? I moved to Grass Valley in September 2019 and when asking locals where to go for good organic food I was quickly [...]

Tiana Rockwell

What do you love about BriarPatch Food Co-Op? I love that BriarPatch is owned by members who actually have a voice with the management team. I appreciate that Chris and his team have made it a [...]

Jonathan Collier

What do you love about BriarPatch Food Co-Op? What I love about the Briarpatch, and feel that friends and others love too, is that it embodies a sense of community so important in these wild [...]

Kali Feiereisel

What do you love about BriarPatch Food Co-Op? I love that BriarPatch Food Co-op provides healthy, delicious food, is a major supporter and contributor to our local economy, and serves as a [...]

Alana Lucia

What do you love about BriarPatch Food Co-Op? I love that BriarPatch continues to be a place of connection for our community. As time moves forward, many of us have gotten caught up in work that [...]