Food Co-op Initiative works with community groups across the United States to help them organize new retail food co-ops as efficiently and effectively as possible. We are always happy to talk about our work, the challenges that face new cooperatives and the tremendous support that they engender.
For information and interviews, contact our Executive Director, Stuart Reid.
Food Co-op Initiative in the News
At the Co-op, Tofu, Kale and Cocoa Puffs
The New York Times, March 23, 2012
Grocery co-op to open in September in Elkins Park, Philadelphia
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 15, 2012
Food co-ops on rise in Philly area
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 22, 2011
Desire for control sends consumers to food co-ops
Business Week via The Associate Press, August 16, 2011
September 10, 2012 Food Coop Grants Build Cooperative Economy
April 7, 2010 Blooming Prairie Foundation Commits $1 Mllion For New Retail Food Co-op Development
April 21, 2010 Food Co-op Initiative to Lead Effort to Start New Retail Food Co-ops