The Merc Co+op

The Merc Co+op 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 and 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 Co+op'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 Co+op 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.