The Neighboring Food Co-op Association includes more than 40 food co-ops and start-up initiatives across New England and New York State, locally owned by more than 168,000 people like you (Click here to view map). Together, our member co-ops generate annual revenue of over $395 million, employ 2,450 people, and sell more than $100 million in local products. On average, local products make up 25% of total sales across all NFCA member co-ops. Last year, over 14,000 people joined our member food co-ops, helping to build more healthy, just, and sustainable food system and a more inclusive economy for everyone (2021).
Our Maine members include 3 food co-ops, locally owned by over 13,300 people. Together, they employ more than 180 people, generate over $24.4 million in annual revenue, and sell more than $7 million in local products. Last year, more than 1,600 people joined our member co-ops in the state, sharing in the ownership of their local grocery store (2021).