Philly Grocery Co-op Day — Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021
A day to discover — and celebrate — the good that our Philly-area grocery co-ops do for our local food system and communities.
Celebrate with us!
Vendors * Raffles * Specials * Co-op Swag
For news coverage of prior Philly Grocery Co-op Day, see the links below.
Commemorating the day, Kensington Community Food Co-op, Mariposa Food Co-op, South Philly Food Co-op, Swarthmore Co-op, and Weavers Way Co-op will host a day of showcasing local vendors, hosting raffles, and other special deals. Kensington Community Food Co-op will host a food truck and more!
Every October, National Co-op Month celebrates the community contributions and positive global impact of co-ops everywhere. The five co-ops in and around Philadelphia have more than 16,000 co-op members, support more than 400 employees, and source products from more than 500 local businesses. Mayor Jim Kenney has recognized Philadelphia as having one of the most thriving grocery co-op marketplaces in the country.
In the News
“Local produce thrives at grocery co-ops,” 6abc, Oct. 20, 2019
“Philly Grocery Co-op Day promises community focus, support of small businesses,” KYW Newsradio, Oct. 18, 2019
“Shop Locally During Philly’s Grocery Co-Op Day,” NBC10, Oct. 18, 2019
“Community co-ops are the only truly local grocers,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 16, 2019
“IN FOCUS: Grocery Co-Op Day, Domestic Violence Awareness, REC Philly, Play on Philly,” PHIL 17, Oct. 12, 2019
“Cooperative businesses foster human connection in an increasingly isolated world,” Grid Magazine, Oct. 8, 2019