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Our next regional food co-operative meeting will be at the Flatbush Food Co-op
When: Saturday, October 25, 2014
(store tour at 11am, lunch at noon, and meeting 1-4pm)
Where: 1415 Cortelyou Road (between Rugby & Marlborough)
Brooklyn, New York
♦ There will be a general discussion on marketing and outreach for food cooperatives: bring your questions and ideas!
♦ A guest speaker updating us on hydrofracking
♦ A free delicious lunch will be served
♦ Not just for MAFCA members–this meeting is for all food cooperatives or those interested in
starting a food cooperative–we are here to help you!

▶ See meeting agenda and more location details.

The Mid-Atlantic Food Cooperative Alliance (MAFCA)
: We are 24 food co-ops, buying clubs, and start-up efforts in 6 states (DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA) with aggregate annual sales of over $100 million dollars.

Mission: The Mid-Atlantic Food Co-op Alliance exists for the mutual benefit of its members and the greater community in which we live. Our purpose is to grow the cooperative economy, provide education about co-ops, and build a sustainable and equitable system of healthy, local food production, distribution, and consumption.


  • Establish a regional network of consumer food co-ops, businesses and farmers.
  • Promote a marketing brand for regional co-ops.
  • Publicize, promote, and enhance resources for established and start-up co-ops.
  • Promote the principles and values of the cooperative movement.

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