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PFC Progress Update

We’d all love to know the DATE (or month) that Prairie Food Co-op will open its doors - after 10+ years of hard work and dedication to turn this idea of a mission-driven community-owned store into a reality.

The $750K Rep. Sean Casten Grant is Now OFFICIAL!

We are starting the year on a high note!

The Journey To Opening Our Store

We're taking this opportunity to share some insight into our progress so far!

PFC Receives $807K Grant!

We have some exciting news to share!

Prairie Food Co-op on the front page of the Chicago Tribune!

Prairie Food Co-op made the front page of the Chicago Tribune! We were featured in an excellent article about co-ops in the Chicagoland area. Board President, Kathy Nash was interviewed, and quoted, in the article.

The Impact of Food Co-ops

Check out this inspiring report on the impacts that food co-ops have on their community. A few highlights: What is a food co-op? (we hope you know but just in case....) A food co-op is a grocery store owned by your neighbors (and by you, if you choose). Unlike corporate chains, co-ops are totally independent and owned by folks in the community that shop there.

Our System Is Broke, But We Can Help Fix It

As the effects of COVID 19 profoundly alter our lives and shake up the way we do almost everything, we are reminded that our current food system is unsustainable.

Show Us Your PFC Yard Sign!

Most of us know that April showers bring May flowers. But, what do May flowers bring? PFC Yard Sign Fun!

What Ownership Means

Do you Own your local grocery store? Learn what being a Prairie Food Co-op Owner means.