Prairie Food Co-op Community Grocery

Community Investment Program


Investment Options

Part of the co-op difference is our unique ability to raise funds through our strongest supporters! We need to raise $3.1 million to secure traditional financing for this $4.4 million project, allowing us to adequately fund build-out, prepare for opening, and create a financially sound business that serves our community for decades.








Professional market studies show that 109 S. Main in Lombard is the ideal location for a thriving co-op and that we can generate earnings to buy back preferred share and loan investments. However, investments are not without risk, including the risk of loss. 

This is not an offer to sell securities which is made only by the Confidential Offering Memorandum and only members who are IL residents are eligible to invest in Owner Loans and only IL residents are eligible to invest in Preferred Shares


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How Else Can I Help?

Talk to your friends and neighbors about the local grocery store coming to town! Be an active participant on our social media accounts (like, share, and comment). Connect us with potential investors. Offer your time and perspective as a volunteer. As a volunteer-led, community-based initiative, it will take all of us working together to build Prairie Food Co-op - the first grocery store of its kind in DuPage County!

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