News & Announcements

Upcoming Spring Regional Food Cooperative Meeting

Save the Date: Our next regional food cooperative meeting will be on Sunday, April 26 at Newark Natural Foods in their new location (still in the state of Delaware). Stay tuned for details about location and agenda. 

Videos from our Fall 2014 Regional Food Cooperative Meeting
Here are two presentations from our October regional food co-op meeting at the Flatbush Food Co-op in Brooklyn, New York.

Carl Arnold: Hydrofracking Video + Resources

Cynthia Blayer: Marketing & Outreach Techniques for Food Co-ops

➥ Download the Powerpoint presentation used during the discussion about marketing and outreach for food co-ops.

Join the conversation about food co-ops by joining our Google Group: send an email to: mafca+subscribe (at) You will be able to ask questions and get advice from other food co-ops.

To contact MAFCA, please send email to info [at]

The Mid-Atlantic Food Cooperative Alliance (MAFCA)
: We are 25 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.

Join our Google Group by sending an email to: mafca+subscribe (at)