French Broad Food Co+Op

Why Co-ops?

Getting Great Food: Food Co-ops

Co-ops are locally owned grocery stores—with a delicious difference. What sets them apart? Co-ops work hand-in-hand with local farms and food producers to bring you and your family fresh, local food. You don’t have to wait until farmers’ market day to stock up on seasonal specialties—they’re at the co-op every day! Co-ops help build healthy …

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Shopping at the Co-op

We love you, Asheville. Thanks to Carol Spags Photography for capturing this moment. Thank you for your support through these trying times. We are hanging in there, taking care of each other and thankful to be here for our community. We are open daily from 11-6pm, only ten customers in the store at a time, …

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Co-op Stronger Together

Co-op FAQs and Facts

What is a Co-op? By: Co+op, stronger together  How can I distinguish a co-op from other organizations? A co-op is a business, usually incorporated, that sells goods and services. It is not a charitable organization or a social service agency. Who benefits from the co-op’s existence? A co-op exists primarily for the benefit of its members. …

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Common Myths About Food Co-ops

Common Myths About Food Co-ops By: Co+op, stronger together For food lovers on the hunt for fresh local produce and healthy, sustainable products, the local food co-op may be a hidden gem. Why hidden, you ask? Many people, including co-op shoppers, are not entirely sure how co-ops work—or how to get involved. Luckily, the most common …

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Tell The World You Own It!

Tell the World You Own It By: Co+op, stronger together  You may be surprised by all the types of co-ops around you. From groceries to health care, co-ops are a vital part of everyday life for people all over the globe. Consider the cup of coffee you enjoyed at breakfast. It was likely purchased from a …

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