Prairie Food Co-op Community Grocery

When is a grocery store more than a grocery store?

When it exists to serve you instead of make a profit for others. When it provides fresh and truly local products. When you and your neighbors own it.


THE CO-OP DIFFERENCE >

PROGRESS TOWARDS OPENING

Viability Confirmed

A 2015 professional market study forecasts millions in gross sales & outlines feasibility and profitability.

Leadership Recognized

A prestigious $10K grant recognizes our organizational strength, skilled leadership, and positive impact.

Site Located

Thrilled to be featured in both developments being considered by the Village of Lombard for 101 S. Main.

Process Proven

Co-ops have a long history with a vetted development model based on best practices in building a new co-op.

Community Required

As a cooperative, we are dependent on your support - each new Owner gets us closer to opening day.

Campaign Planned

Poised to launch our Community Investment Program to raise nearly $4M needed to open our doors.

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OWNER GOAL
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OWNERS TO GO

BECOME AN OWNER TODAY

As an owner, you'll be part of a local business that aims to:

Provide as many locally produced and organic products as possible.

Operate a full-service grocery store open to the public.

Stimulate the local economy by supporting nearby farmers and producers.

Offer good jobs with fair wages.

Provide transparency so you know how your food was produced.

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Offer community-focused educational classes.

Invest in a place to shop that you can call your own.
Together we really can do this.

BECOME AN OWNER