The Neighboring Food Co-op Association includes more than 40 Food Co-ops and Start-Ups across New England and New York State, locally owned by more than 185,000 people like you (Click here for a map of your local co-ops).  Together, our co-ops generate annual revenue of $442.5 million, employ 2,545 people, and sell $121 million in local products – an average of 27% of total sales.  Last year, 10,000 people joined our member food co-ops, working together to build more healthy, just, and sustainable food system and a more inclusive economy for everyone (2023).

Caldonia Food Co-op (Startup) recently purchased the building that will soon become its physical location in St. Johnsbury, VT.

Our Vermont Members include 11 Food Co-ops, locally owned by over 51,000 people and operating 13 storefronts (including Co-op Food Stores’ White River Junction location).  Together, they employ 945 people, generate over $155 million in annual revenue, and sell more than $43 million in local products.  Last year, 2,200 people joined our member co-ops in Vermont (2023). 

For more information on your Neighboring Food Co-ops in Vermont, visit the links below.

Hunger Mountain Co-op’s Community Grants awarded $5,900 in grants in 2023. One awardee was Migrant Justice, with funds assisting with technology investments that will help immigrant farm workers organize to improve their working conditions.