Expansion Project

Expansion Timeline

Expansion complete!








Week of September 30, 2020

Week of June 8, 2020

The metal frames for the upper story sunshade was installed. Rough plumbing, electric, and HVAC is proceeding.









Week of June 1, 2020

Second story windows are installed.








Week of May 25, 2020









Week of May 18, 2020

The roof is completed.

Week of May 10, 2020

It's a beautiful day to install a beautiful new metal roof!  The exterior membrane has been completed, too!









Week of April 24, 2020

Progress continues with continued work on the back staircase. Next up, Tyvek over the plywood to enclose the outer shell.

Week of April 13, 2020

A BIG week as the crane arrives to install trusses.  Then plywood sheeting will enclose the second floor.  Also this week, installation of the back stair case will begin.








Week of April 1, 2020

Second story framing taking shape!

March 5, 2020

Phase Two permits are finalized and framing begins.

December 17, 2019

Concrete slab to be poured.

November 20, 2019

Forms for footing completed.

November 19, 2019

Plumbing and footing inspection.

November 11, 2019

New grocery shelving installed inside the store.


We are moving steadily ahead with our exciting expansion! The project will add 5,782 square feet to the north side of our building. The additional space will enable us to expand food service, including a deli and hot food, as well as office space, bathrooms, and customer seating. Check here for updates to the project.

October 17, 2019

The wall came down! At approximately 10:20pm, after weeks of thorough preparation, the north wall of the existing Co-op building was demolished. All went well and we are now working to complete Phase 1, which includes basic infrastructure.

Thank you to construction crew Daniel, Sal, and Jay, for a smooth demolition!








October 2, 2019
We've broken ground!

Pictured above from left to right - Architect Jason Brenner, facilities manager Don Buchanan, city planner Craig Schlatter, Greater Ukiah Business Alliance director Una Wirkebau, project draftsperson Adam Sherf, board member MaryLou Leonard, general manager Lori Rosenberg, board member Beth Salomone, John McGowan, board member Krista Robinson, board president Steve Oliveria, produce manager Libee Uhuru, board member Leo Buc, project contractor Jay Fraser, Co-op staffer Linda Meyer

Today we held our official groundbreaking ceremony with city leaders, Co-op management & staff, friends and families.

We are preparing for the removal of the north wall and outside foundation work. The fencing will remain in place until the construction project is complete.

Shoppers will notice more changes inside the store but we are committed to keeping disturbances to a minimum.  Things are moving fast now!

Check back here for regular updates.

We are very excited to share this new chapter of the Co-op with you all!

August 2019
Fast tracking plans submitted to City of Ukiah for review and permitting.

Shifting of products inside store begins in preparation of removal of the building's north wall.

July 2019
Fast tracking plans completed.

February 2019
The architect and various engineers are nearing completion of the design plans for submittal to City of Ukiah Building department and the Environmental Health department.

January 2019
Preliminary roof work was completed in preparation for the solar installation.

September 2018
Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the expansion project
Airport Land Use Commission voted unanimously to approve the expansion.
Ukiah Daily Journal covers the story: here.

July 2018
Design Review board approved exterior plans.