New Grocery Store to Open Late Summer/Early Fall 2021
The Oshkosh Food Co-op is building a member-owned, full-service grocery store in the heart of Oshkosh. The Oshkosh Food Co-op will be located on the Brio Building, at the corner of Jackson Street and Pearl Avenue.
What products will the Food Co-op offer?
The grocery store will include conventional and organic goods, with an emphasis on locally grown and produced products. Among the products you will find on the shelves:
- fresh produce
- meat and fish
- dairy - milk, cheese, butter, yogurt
- grab 'n go deli items
- beer and wine
- household goods
- health and wellness items
- and, more!
The Oshkosh Food Co-op is slated to open late summer/early fall 2021.
What's the difference between a Grocery Store and a Food Co-op?
A cooperative is a member-owned and member-controlled business that operates for the mutual benefit of all members (in this case, great local food and a healthy community).
What else makes Co-ops so awesome?
7 Cooperative Principles
Like all cooperatives, the Oshkosh Food Co-op will operate using seven internationally recognized principles to guide them. These are:
- Voluntary and open membership
- Democratic member control
- Member economic participation
- Autonomy and independence
- Education, training and information
- Cooperation among cooperatives
- Concern for community
By adhering to these principles, we stay connected to our member-owners, to our community, and to the global cooperative movement. Learn more about our mission and vision here.