How Our Co-op Works

Our co-op works the way all co-ops work: We're member-owned!

At the heart of how a co-op works is the concept of member-ownership. Simply put, a co-op is a business owned by the people who use it. This is a very different way of doing business. The co-op exists to serve its members, rather than to return profits to a single individual or small group of outside investors. If you're a co-op member, in addition to getting the products you need, you also have a say in your co-op's direction and business decisions.

More than 800 million people around the world belong to cooperatives, and 100 million people worldwide work for co-ops. Thriving co-ops build strong, robust local economies. To quote the late Sid Pobihushchy, a visionary cooperative thinker and activist, "Community good and individual good is linked. Cooperation is the ideal state of society.ā€

Hanover Store
45 South Park Street
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-2667
7 am-8 pm

Lebanon Store
12 Centerra Parkway
Lebanon, NH 03766
(603) 643-4889
7 am-9 pm

White River Junction
209 Maple Street
WRJ, VT 05001
(802) 295-3400
7 am-8 pm

Co-op Market
43 Lyme Road
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-2725
Mon.-Fri. 6 am-8 pm
Weekends 7 am-8 pm

Service Center
51 South Park St.
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-6650
Mon.-Fri. 8 am-4:30 pm
Sat. 8 am-noon

(for select repairs)

Co-op Kitchen
193 A St.
Wilder, Vt.
603-442-4406
Mon.-Fri. 6 am-2 pm