The Merc

The Merc Community Market & Deli is Lawrence's full-service food co-op that offers an extensive selection of healthy, organic and local products.

  • Come try the delicious ready-to-eat foods created by our Deli and Bakery. 
  • Enjoy locally raised meats and sustainable seafood from our Meat & Seafood Department. 
  • Relax with a cup of Fair Trade coffee in our new Cafe with free Wi-Fi.
  • Our Produce Department is a Certified Organic handler that offers more than 125 Organic fruits and veggies every day! 
  • Peruse our growing selection of Fair Trade gifts and natural body care.
  • Find a cure naturally with our knowledgeable Wellness Staff.
  • Purchasing any of The Merc's 700 locally produced items means that you help keep our local economy strong and vibrant. 
  • Supporting the Co-op helps to build our community through the extensive outreach and education that is paid for in part by every dollar you spend here.

The Merc is a consumer owned co-op that honors both people, the planet and our community. The Merc Co-op is made up of more than 6,000 community owners who've made a one-time $75 stock investment. Joining is easy! You can become an owner at any register and your ownership is fully refundable.