The Neighboring Food Co-op Association includes more than 35 food co-ops and start-up initiatives across New England and New York State (Click here to view map). Together, our members co-ops are locally owned by more than 150,000 people like you, generate annual revenue of $340 million, sell more than $93 million annually from local producers, employ over 2,300 people, and donate over $1 million to community organizations (2018).
Our Maine members included 2 food co-ops, locally owned by over 6,400 people, and operating 2 grocery stores. Last year, nearly 700 people joined these co-ops, demonstrating community interest in healthy food, co-operative enterprise, and a more inclusive economy. Together, these food co-ops employ more than 70 people, generate almost $8 million in revenue, and sell more than $2.3 million in local products annually (2018).