Co-ops do things differently. They're people working together for better food, stronger communities and a healthier world.
Section: Co-op Difference | Food Co-ops
Food co-ops bring people together to share good food and create healthy communities.
Cooperation is not new. Early human societies shared hunting, fishing, farming to improve their chances of survival.
Co-ops are based on values not unlike those we subscribe to individually, including self-responsibility, democracy, equality, honesty and social responsibility.
How can you distinguish a co-op from other organizations? Who benefits from the co-op's existence?
Co-ops offer a different way of doing business and bring people together to pursue ends that can't be achieved alone.
Cooperatives are built on the idea that local owners gain the benefits of business success.
Co-ops are locally owned grocery stores—with a delicious difference. What sets them apart?
Many people, including co-op shoppers, are not entirely sure how co-ops work—or how to get involved. Read on to get the real answers to frequently asked questions about food co-ops. You may...
Mmmm…what’s better than piping hot biscuits fresh from the oven? Philip Speer shows how to make quick and easy whole wheat biscuits from scratch.
Check out the recipe!