Meet our team

Mj Bouvier

Marketing Director

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Mj brings over 15 years of Marketing experience to the Co-op. She holds several certifications in Inbound Marketing through HubSpot. She taught web design, video editing, graphic arts and digital marketing at Peoples Academy high school for 5 years. Mj has owned and operated several businesses, including a bed & breakfast in Vermont, was the food writer for the Best of Central Vermont magazine for several years and has a cooking blog.

Why do you enjoy working at the Co-op?

Working at the Co-op has given me the opportunity to be part of a caring, like-minded team of co-workers. It allows me to follow my passion of food writing and research and I feel engaged and empowered to make a difference.

Favorite Quote:

“It is our choices that show who we are, far more than our abilities” ~  Dumbledore

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” ~ Hunter Thompson

Favorite Books/Podcasts:

Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Wild by Cheryl Strayed

… almost anything by Stephen King!

What do you enjoy doing when not at the Co-op?

When not at the Co-op I enjoy photography, cooking, writing, playing guitar, tennis and being outdoors.

Eric Besecker

Buyer / Culinary Manager

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Amrita Parry

Produce & Bulk Manager

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Sandy Bettis

Office Manager

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Sandy comes to us from a long stint with the State of Vermont. After retirement, she decided that she would like to still work part time. She lives in Middlesex with her Chow Chow named Rainey and her son, Mike, and his dog, Boo.

Why do you enjoy working at the Co-op?

Being surrounded by good food and friendly people.

Favorite Quote:

“life is a joke and all things show it – I thought so once and now I know it.”

Favorite Books/Podcasts:

Anything by Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King.

What do you enjoy doing when not at the Co-op?

I love to eat out and travel.

Addie Baranyay

Associate/Customer Service Representative

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This is Addie’s first job.

Why do you enjoy working at the Co-op?

I love all of my coworkers and everyone was very welcoming and accepting when I first started.

Favorite Quote:

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind won’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ~ Bernard M. Baruch

Favorite Books/Podcasts:

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

The Shining by Stephen King

… all of the Harry Potter books

What do you enjoy doing when not at the Co-op?

I enjoy drawing and playing the ukulele. I also enjoy spending time with my family and a few close friends.

Muirin Calhoun

Associate/Customer Service Representative

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Grace Evans

Associate/Customer Service Representative

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This is Grace’s first work experience.

Why do you enjoy working at the Co-op?

Morrisville Food Co-op is very community centered and it is always nice to see regulars come in.

Favorite Quote:

“Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s there time.” ~ Buddha

Favorite Books/Podcasts:

Milk and honey by Rupi Kaur

The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

The Stand by Stephen King

What do you enjoy doing when not at the Co-op?

Other than trying new activities I like to do art, ice skate and write. I also enjoy spending time with my friends.

Debra Farawell

Associate/Customer Service Representative

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Mai Lyon

Associate/Customer Service Representative

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Adelle MacDowell

Associate/Customer Service Representative

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