Press Releases

March 26, 2015
West Chester Food Co-op Receives Grant from West Chester Downtown Foundation

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We’re feeling the love!

“Community members have been volunteering their time to organize, plan, and build a member-owned (cooperative) grocery store in West Chester. Residents see many benefits to a community owned store…” (July 2014)
“Every ounce of this news coming out of West Chester is near and dear to our foodie-loving hearts. We’ve recently caught wind of a new project in the early start-up phase that has West Chester residents pretty excited….”
Fig announced the Co-op in their on-line edition in July then featured West Chester Food Co-op alongside Swarthmore Co-op in a full page article in the Fall Art and Culture Issue: “Invest in West Chester, consider becoming a member-owner in the new West Chester Food Cooperative….”Fig West Chester
“….the amount of public support has been incredible. I think the overwhelming question we get is ‘why you didn’t do this sooner?’…”Daily Local News (August 2014)
“A group of committed volunteers are in the process of opening West Chester’s first community-owned, full service cooperative grocery store…..”West Chester Dish and West Chester Press Food Issue (September, 2014)