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).

Belfast Community Co-op offers seeds from Troy Howard Middle School, the seed packets are designed by 7th graders, and the art is truly exceptional.

Our Maine Members include 4 food co-ops, locally owned by over 14,700 members.  Together, they employ more than 200 people, generate over $28 million in annual revenue, and sell more than $8.5 million in local products.  Last year, 1,275 people in joined our member co-ops in Maine (2023).