Come in as a customer, leave as a friend
The Wolfeboro Food Co-op is a 100% community owned specialty market open to the public.
Established in 2017, the Wolfeboro Food Co-op was founded to provide Wolfeboro, NH and its neighboring communities with locally sourced, organic, natural foods and products. We support food producers and farmers that practice organic and sustainable agriculture and the humane treatment of animals. We also support producers who follow socially responsible business practices, member-owner and local businesses.
The Wolfeboro Food Co-op team produces, sources and provides you with the best products in support of your healthy lifestyle. We do our best to purchase only the purest, freshest and highest quality foods available.
Our new location on Varney Road is a community hub - hosting workshops and educational events to make healthy living approachable and attainable. Stay in the loop with what's going on at the Co-op by subscribing to our e-newsletter.
Wolfeboro Food Co-op FAQs
Do I have to be a member to shop the Co-op?
No! Membership is not required. The Co-op is open to the public and all are welcome to shop
Who manages the Co-op?
The Co-op has an elected board that is responsible for the overall mangement of the business. We have a full time manager and small staff that attend to the daily running of the store.
What is a Co-op?
A Cooperative (known typicaly as a Co-op) is owned and democratically governed by its members, the people who use its products or services, or are employed by the business. It is a business structure that allows people to come together for a common purpose.
Do I have to renew my membership each year?
Our members have all joined by paying a one-time membership fee. No renewal fees or annual dues are charged.
Do members have to volunteer at the Co-op?
While we encourage all members to be active in the Co-op, there is not a requirement to volunteer.
How can I learn more about Co-ops?
The National Cooperative Business Association and the International Cooperative Alliance supports and promotes co-ops nationally and internationally. You can find informaiton about Co-ops here
Our products promote healthy lifestyles
We select the best. Our products are organic, natural, fair trade, Non-GMO, and Non-Toxic.
We enable you to shop local
Produce, meats, dairy, breads, maple syrup, jellys and countless other products are sourced from local farms and vendors across NH, ME, and VT.
The best bulk in town
Our bulk food selection is the broadest in the community. Herbs. Spices. Flour and baking needs. Rice. Legumes. Dried fruit and nuts. Chocolate. Bulk buying is sustainable - it reduces product packaging waste and allows you to buy exact quantities.
Everything you need
As an independent specialty store we are uniquely connected to the community and offer one-stop shopping convenience.
Why become a member?
Belong to a like-minded, socially-conscious community
Co-op membership is the first step to reducing your environmental footprint - buying local reduces energy required for shopping and storage. Co-op members look for organic, fair-trade, products offered by vendors who subscribe to sustainable methods. Become a member and make a difference.
Ability to take charge of your shopping experience
Through volunteer and leadership opportunities, you have the chance to help make product, business and community decisions. Each member has a vote in the policies that guide Co-op operations.
Potential for financial returns
Co-op membership is focused on providing The Lakes Region with a sustainable, healthy shopping alternative, it also offers members discounts, deals and the potential to receive patronage rewards.