The Neighboring Food Co-op Association includes more than 35 food co-ops and start-up initiatives across New England and New York State, locally owned by more than 152,000 people like you (Click here to view map). Together, our member co-ops generate annual revenue of almost $347 million, employ over 2,350 people, and sell more than $93 million in local products. Last year, 12,000 people joined their local food co-op, helping to build more healthy, just, and sustainable food system and a more inclusive economy for everyone (2019).
Our Maine members include 2 food co-ops, locally owned by over 7,200 people. Together, they employ more than 90 people, generate over $9 million in annual revenue, and sell more than $3.8 million in local products. Last year, more than 680 people joined our member co-ops in the state, sharing in the ownership of their local grocery store (2019).