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Food Co-ops

Building a network of community food co-ops and food buying groups across the UK to help new groups get off the ground and existing ones to thrive.

Student Food Enterprises

In partnership with NUS we are offering student groups start-up funds and advice to set up new food co-ops.

Food Co-op Finder

Find a food co-op near you.

Food Co-op Toolkit

All the important things you need to think about when setting up and running a food co-op.

Your stories

Examples of a wide range of community led food co-ops from across the UK.

Events & Training

Listings of food co-op related events and courses from across the UK.

About Us

We have been helping communities to set up food co-ops since 2008.

What is a food co-op?

Food co-ops, food buying groups, food clubs and food groups are terms that are used interchangeably to describe a food outlet that is run on a not-for-profit basis to give people access to good food at affordable prices. We have used the term ‘co-op’ because it implies co-operation which is all about people working together to achieve something they couldn’t do on their own.

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Contact us

Tilly Jarvis
020 7065 0902
tilly@sustainweb.org

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Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming

Sustain advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, promote equity and enrich society and culture.