You, too, can own a grocery store!

With the launch of Wasatch Cooperative Market in Salt Lake City, a full service grocery store owned by community members (member-owners) will be introduced. Members join neighbors and friends dedicated to having a voice in the sources of their food, and Salt Lake City will join more than 350 communities across the country that have cooperative grocery stores.

What Wasatch Cooperative Market will offer:

  • A wide selection of local, high quality, fairly priced products
  • A brick-and-mortar store open to the public
  • Dedication to supporting local farmers and producers and enabling healthy choices by bringing sutainable products, services, and education to our community
  • Building a strong local economy

While we are organizing the business, we are also growing the community support necessary to open our doors. We invite you to strengthen our food system and vote with your purchasing power. Click on the "Become A Member-Owner" tab and become a founding member-owner today. 

There are two striking differences between Wasatch Cooperative Market and a conventional grocery store:

1. The Co-op reflects the values and desires of our community because hundreds--at some point, thousands--of community members own and control it.

2. The Co-op is committed to the Seven Cooperative Principles: voluntary and open membership; democratic member control; member economic participation; autonomy and independence; education, training, and information; cooperation among cooperatives; and concern for the community.


Co-op News & Events

  • 40x40 Call to Action!
    40x40 Call to Action!

    Not yet a Member-Owner of the Co-op? We are looking for 40 new Member-Owners in 40 days to reach 450 Member-Owners, the next critical growth benchmark. Join the movement to take back control of the food we buy. Sign up here to become a Member-Owner today! Then follow the progress of the campaign on Facebook and share it with your friends! #wc40x40

  • December 20 is Next Board Meeting
    December 20 is Next Board Meeting

    Our next monthly Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 20, at Gallery 814, 814 East 100 South, in Salt Lake. Member-owners are invited to share their comments and questions. Anyone considering becoming a member-owner is welcome to attend. Space is limited. Please send a note to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to

  • Encouraging Words from Neighboring Co-ops
    Encouraging Words from Neighboring Co-ops

    During a recent road trip through Montana and Idaho, Board Vice Chair Barbara Pioli, visited with general managers of the Bozeman, Boise, Moscow, Pocatello, and Missoula co-ops. She found that each store has its own unique story of sucesses and challenges. Barbara received consistent feedback from these seasoned managers regarding

  • Member-Owners Renew Commitment at Annual Meeting

    An enthusiastic crowd of member-owners attended our annual meeting at Oasis Cafe on Tuesday, October 18, with an additional 70 people participating by mail or on-line ballots. Board Chair Allen Stutz provided a review of the past year. Information was shared about the Co-op's current development status, including the display


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