News about co-ops, especially in the greater Philadelphia region, has been popping up everywhere lately. And that's great news!
Here's an article we found on Flying Kite. It talks about the variety of co-ops we have in the Mid-Atlantic, MAFCA (Doylestown Food Co-p is a member), and how successful Pennsylvania has been with our co-ops.
"For some, the concept of food co-ops may conjure up images of leafy greens, and granola, with members sharing the work. Although this model still works in some areas, the co-op of today is just as likely to be a modern storefront offering a full range of groceries, with an emphasis on the healthful, locally grown, organic, economically conscious, and/or fair trade.
It's clear that the co-op model is still an attractive one, as evidenced by seven new start-ups in Eastern Pennsylvania, from Chester to Doylestown and an eighth in Scranton..." Read the full article