Food Co-ops in the News

News from around the world about food co-ops.

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Second Annual National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards

June 28, 2019

Story update: The Urban Greens Co-op Market is scheduled to open April 27, 2019.

April 4, 2019

Catherine Willis Cleveland will take the helm as the new CEO of Central Co-op CEO in Seattle, WA, starting March 25.

March 20, 2019

There is a new face at Blue Earth's Rainbow Food Co-op. Her name is Helena (Ha-lay-nah) Roe. This young, energized food enthusiast is the new face of the local co-op.

March 6, 2019

As businesses clean up, the economic impact of last week’s major flood is emerging, one that wi

March 6, 2019

Oryana to offer up to $10,000 in micro loans

Posted by MNA Staff on February 12th, 2019

February 13, 2019

After ten months of “temporary” closure, leaders close to Wirth Co-op have confirmed that the store will not reopen.

February 8, 2019

Iowa City, IA (Feb. 1, 2019) – National Co+op Grocers (NCG) – the business services cooperative for retail food co-ops across the United States – announced C.E.

February 2, 2019

When the brain trust behind South Philly Food Co-op was looking to bring their

January 31, 2019

A project that seeks to start a 34,000 square-foot food co-op, event space, and commercial kitchen in Detroit’s North End is gaining momentum and may open before the end of 2020

January 29, 2019

GREENSBORO, NC — The Renaissance Community Cooperative, the community-owned grocery store heralded as salvation for one of

January 12, 2019
January 11, 2019

The CCMA 2019 theme, Cooperative Tapestry: Fostering Democracy and Equity in Our Communities, recognizes the influence of the textile industry on North Carolina’s economy and on th

January 8, 2019

January 4, 2019

When Kokua Market, the natural foods emporium on King Street, was founded nearly 50 years ago as a nonprofit organization, it had a clear vision: not just to sell organic produce and exotic whole g

January 4, 2019

Damon Lawrence remembers the

January 3, 2019

Starting January 2, 2019,  the staff at MANNA Food Co-op in Detroit Lakes is ready to begin taking orders for their latest offering — Local Eats, a meal kit service featuring

January 2, 2019

"Oh … my … God! Thank you!" exclaimed a teary-eyed Donna Raibley when Rebecca Torpie handed her a check for $14,130.37.

December 20, 2018

The pioneering market often lends expertise (and money) to smaller worker-owned facilities.

December 17, 2018

The Viroqua Food Co-op celebrated the completion of its expansion project by hosting a grand reopening ribbon cutting, Thursday, Nov. 8.

November 16, 2018