Free Range Food Co-op


In October 2015, a small group of community members came together to talk about the possibility of developing a food co-op in the Grand Rapids area. From the beginning, the mission at the forefront of the conversation was how to strengthen the local food system in the community, and how to better support our local growers and producers. During the process, the group has evolved from a handful of people just trying to wrap their minds around how to even begin, to an incorporated entity with hundreds of owners, and a growing organizing team.


  • A member-owned grocery store that will work to form relationships with growers and producers to provide increased access to local foods and goods. 
  • Provide a foundation for educational activities, enhancing health and well-being in our community. 
  • Strengthen the local economy by providing fair wages and long term job opportunities for area residents.
  • Promote environmental stewardship and serve as a hub for sustainability within the community. 

Free Range Food Co-op's 2017-18 CGN membership is sponsored by Eastside Food Co-op in Minneapolis. Thank you, Eastside! 

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Free Range Food Co-op
PO Box 842
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

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