Media Info

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.

Phone: 507-664-2034
E-mail: stuart@fci.coop

Press Kit

Food Co-op Initiative Media Kit 2012

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

Press Releases

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