co-op difference

Thousands of small family farms around the country benefit from the scale, training, marketing and other support that dairy co-ops offer.Read more
Food co-ops bring people together to share good food and create healthy communities.Read more
Cooperation is not new. Early human societies shared hunting, fishing, farming to improve their chances of survival.Read more
Co-ops are based on values not unlike those we subscribe to individually, including self-responsibility, democracy, equality, honesty and social responsibility.Read more
Everyone is welcome to shop, eat and hang out at a food co-op. And everyone is welcome to join by becoming an owner, if they choose.Read more
Preserving nature and reducing environmental impact— REI is living their co-op mission.Read more
Cooperatives are built on the idea that local owners gain the benefits of business success.Read more
Co-ops are locally owned grocery stores—with a delicious difference. What sets them apart?Read more
Many people are not entirely sure how co-ops work—or how to get involved. You may be surprised by what you find!Read more