Co-operation Town

Cooperation Town co-ops are small buying groups, providing their members with free and affordable groceries, sourced in bulk and distributed at a very low price.

Cooperation Town food co-ops are owned by their members and run according to local needs. Members decide collectively on how to organise and are responsible for the day to day running of the co-op.

While each Cooperation Town co-op is independent, the network is designed to share resources and support across the movement. Our vision is for a food co-op on every street in every town!

What we love about them:

They are based on solidarity, not charity. They are the most affordable – and sociable! – way to get food.

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2 weeks ago
Also: have you ever seen that much garlic?!? Come and get some at @No19Town!
2 weeks ago
This evening! Join us and our neighbours at @No19Town for delicious cooked food by @RefugeeCKitchen, climate action by @ThinkDoCamden, bike fixing by @camdencyclists, music, poetry and intro to community food co-ops by @CooperationTown organisers!
Think & Do Camden @ThinkDoCamden
See you tomorrow for a packed evening of fun! Join from 530, bring your own plates and cutlery if you’d like too 💚 @No19Town @RefugeeCKitchen @CooperationTown @CamdenCouncil @tkentishtown
3 weeks ago
Catch us this week at the @StirToAction festival, where we will share our experience of developing a new network of community food co-ops and invite more organisers to join our movement. #SolidarityIsDelicious
Stir to Action @StirToAction
📢Festival line-up: Weds 14th July

Mutual Aid into Co-ops: A New Model for Community Organising

@CooperationTown organisers will discuss their new network of community food co-ops & the way forward for a decentralised model of organising.

Full line-up
4 weeks ago
Our friends at the @national_food are raising funds for their Community Cooks programme.
We are collaborating with them across London to bring together community food co-ops and community cooking & eating, so we can confirm that they're ace!
National Food Service London @nfs_london
Want to build community confidence and bring local projects to life? By supporting our community cooks crowdfunder you’re supporting 🌱community meals at a Hackney synagogue 🌱 community food growing and cooking in Crouch Hill and Islington 🌱a women’s food coop + more #community
4 weeks ago
More coverage of last week’s eviction resistance in east London. Cooperation Walthamstow organiser Shaunna explains how the @CooperationTown network of solidarity extends beyond food and why local authorities should listen
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