We have produced a number of publications to help communities, schools, colleges, universities and workplaces set up their own food co-op or buying group.

  • Our main and most popular publication is the Food Co-ops Toolkit. Please note this downloadable pdf was created in 2012 so some information will be out of date.
  • The online and navigable version of the Food Co-ops Toolkit is currenly being updated at:



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.