Food Co-Ops: Good Food and Good Prices

Food co-ops, a "New Wave" of grocery outlets, can give you more control over what you eat and how much it costs you.



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A young "cooperator" fills shelves at Weaver's Way in Philadelphia...
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From the outside food co-ops might look inconspicuous, but on the inside many are thriving emporiums.
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An Atlanta shopper stocks up in Sevananda's amazing herb section.
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[5] Shoppers at Weaver's Way weigh and price their vegetables
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Co-ops can buy produce by the crate at food distribution centers.
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An out-of-the-way shoppin' spot at the Ozark Cooperative Food Warehouse.
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A Sevananda staffer both cashiers and "babysits."
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