The undersigned, being the President, Treasurer and a majority of the
Directors of Wolfeboro Community Food Cooperative (the “Co-op”), hereby
subscribe to the following Certificate of Organization as a Consumer
Cooperative pursuant to the provisions of NH RSA 301-A:
Article 1. The name of the corporation
shall be Wolfeboro Community Food Cooperative (hereafter the “Co-op”).
Article 2. The period of duration of
the Co-op shall be perpetual.
Article 3. The purpose for which the
Co-op is formed is to engage in any one or more lawful mode or modes of
acquiring, producing, operating, furnishing, exchanging or distributing
food products and other goods and services, and to educate owners and
the community as to principals of nutrition, food sources and
distribution for the primary and mutual benefit of its patrons as
Article 4. The Co-op is organized and
shall be operated exclusively on a cooperative and nonprofit basis.
Article 5. The initial place where the
business of the Co-op shall be located is 96 Kings Highway, New Durham,
New Hampshire 03855.
Article 6. The Co-op is organized
without shares and membership shall be issued only to persons eligible
for and admitted to ownership in the Co-op.
Article 7. The voting rights of such
memberships shall be set forth in the By-Laws of the Co-op.
Article 8. The name and post office
address of the resident agent of the Co-op is Cooper Cargill Chant, P.A.
2935 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, New Hampshire 03860.
Article 9. The names and post office
addresses of the incorporators of the Co-op and the initial Board of
Directors of the Co-op who shall manage the affairs of the Co-op until
the election and qualification of their successors shall be:
Donna L. Cleaves
Article 10. On dissolution of the
Co-op, any surplus of the Co-op shall be distributed
in conformity with the provisions of
the NH RSA 301-A:33, as it may be amended
from time to time.