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Co+op and Fresh Deals

Enjoy weekly savings on fresh produce, meat, and cheese with Fresh Deals. Save in every aisle with bi-weekly Co+op Deals.

Local

Meet your producers

The Merc Co+op is pleased to offer vegetables from local grower Cedar Lane Farm. Near Atchison, Kansas, they focus on growing unique and unusual varieties of fruits and vegetables.

Community

Change for Our Community

In our first year of Change for Our Community you raised $35,000 for organizations needing support. This month’s recipient is The Grassland Heritage Foundation. Bring your own shopping bag or round up to donate!

Everyone is Welcome at The Merc Co+op

The Merc Co+op provides our community a place to shop, gather, eat and learn by offering real food and sustainable products at reasonable prices through cooperative ownership and responsible commerce.
 
Everyone can shop at The Merc Co+op and anyone can become a Merc Owner. Merc Ownership is an investment in a consumer-owned cooperative business that brings health to your local community. The Merc Co+op is currently owned by more than 7,000 of your friends and neighbors who have chosen to invest in a local business that is guided by policies that prioritize the well-being of its customers and community. Learn more about the benefits of Merc Ownership today!

News & Events

Here is what's happening

Merc Co+op Grand Reveal

Join us to celebrate our fresh new look on September 12

After a year-long remodel and rebranding project, The Merc Co+op is celebrating with a Grand Reveal event 10am - 4pm on Saturday, September 12. Take a fresh new look at The Merc while enjoying outdoor grilling, live music and fun activities like a seed planting activity and meeting alpacas and ponies from local farms. Little ones will be thrilled with the bounce house, basketball toss, and membership to Co+op Explorers, a free program giving fresh fruit to kids when they visit The Merc.

Chefs Who Inspire Us - New Recipes ($30)

September 8, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Paige and Nancy inspire us to get in our kitchens and explore new foods and new cuisines. Come to this special class where they share recipes from chefs who inspire them. From Madhur Jaffrey you’ll taste Lamb Kofta Meatballs; and Sweet Potato Croquettes with Tangy Yogurt Sauce from Yotam Ottolenghi. Then on to Zucchini Quiche from Anna Thomas; and Jody Williams’ Roasted Red Pepper & Summer Shell Bean Salad with Eggplant & Pesto. Finish the evening with Date-Walnut Dacquoise with Chocolate Buttercream from Joyce Goldstein, and Suzanne Goin’s Gateau Basque. Special indeed.

More Choices at Your Community-Owned Co-op

Do you find yourself dividing up your list of groceries by which store you’re going to buy them? You’re not alone! According to a recent study, the average co-op shopper is regularly visiting over three stores. This research combined with our own conversations with Owners and shoppers has helped us realize that there’s an opportunity for The Merc to offer more choices and better serve the whole community. Affordability is a key issue in the healthy, local and organic food movement and we are addressing it head on with our product selection.Click here to read on!

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