About the Fredericksburg Food Co-op

What is our mission?

The Fredericksburg Food Co-op is a full-service community-owned grocery store located at 320 Emancipation Hwy, Fredericksburg VA 22401.

The focus of our co-op is on locally grown and locally sourced products. We offer a great selection of organic and natural foods and non-toxic wellness and household products.

As a community-owned cooperative, we make decisions to maximize service to our owners and our community. Striving to be a gathering place for people and ideas as well as a place to shop.

Aiming to implement the most environmentally sustainable practices in all aspects of our operation and to join others in working toward positive environmental goals for our community. We collaborate with other businesses and entities in our community and put a special focus on sharing best practices on nutrition, wellness, and the benefits of moving toward a more plant-based diet.

Our success relies on the broad support of both our owners and the community. Please consider becoming an owner today!

Can anyone shop at the Fredericksburg Food Co-op?

Yes, the Food Co-op is a grocery store open to everyone in the community. 

We welcome you to shop with us at 320 Emancipation Hwy, Fredericksburg VA 22401.

What is a food cooperative?

A food co-op is a special kind of business owned and controlled by the individual community households who have invested in it.  Food co-ops sell food and related items to owners and non-owners, but rather than seeking to maximize profits, cooperatives make decisions to maximize service to their owners and the community.

What are the core values for this Food Co-op?

Local: We will emphasize buying locally sourced food and products.

Environmental Sustainability: Centering environmental sustainability in everything we do.

Engaged Community:We seek to be engaged with and benefit all residents of our diverse community.

Financial:We will run a financially strong and successful community owned business

Why should I consider becoming an owner?

Owners become part of something bigger, joining together to improve access to healthy foods while enhancing the quality of life in our community.  Owners also receive special discounts and other benefits, including:

  • A voice in the Food Co-op’s governance
  • Patronage dividends when the store becomes profitable
  • 10% additional discount on Co+op Deals

What investment is required to join the Food Co-op?

Owners make an investment of $200 per household or business to join the Fredericksburg Food Co-op.  Become an owner today.

More questions?

Give us a call at 540.940.6615 or Send us an email!  You can reach us at: fxbgfoodcoop@gmail.com