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South Philly Food Co-op has finally signed a lease on a location

It’s finally happening. Your favorite theoretical grocery store has signed a lease on a location.


The details are under wraps until next week, but after years of planning and fundraising, the South Philly Food Co-op grocery store you have all been waiting for is coming to life.

Since 2012, we’ve reported on their membership goals and plans to open this co-op grocery store. They have been searching for a location for years, but finding a perfect space proved to be a bit difficult. Last year the co-op then expanded its search area to as far west as 23rd Street and as far south as Oregon Avenue, for a space between 3,500 and 5,000 sq. ft.

It has been a long process, but the organization’s hard work is finally paying off.

South Philly Food Co-op is hosting an event at Adobe Cafe on Tuesday, November 15 at 6 p.m. to make the announcement. You can RSVP here.

Check back next week for a location reveal.


5 Responses to South Philly Food Co-op has finally signed a lease on a location

  1. Ken November 9, 2016 at 2:36 pm #

    Years and you still want a hand out to shop in this overpriced market just reveal the dam location and be done with it. Drama just to food shop no thanks.

    • spf5000 November 10, 2016 at 7:13 am #

      You don’t gotta party if you don’t wanna.

  2. Lou_100x November 10, 2016 at 9:19 am #

    Wild guess…Quartermaster Plaza?

  3. Christine November 10, 2016 at 12:37 pm #

    Snyder Plaza in the old Shop Rite would be nice

    • Lou_100x November 11, 2016 at 9:01 am #

      No way. Way too big and therefore way out of their budget. Plus, I thought the building had ‘issues”, and Shop Rite had to find a new local?

      Coop will probably be some small store front in the strip mall, where people can drive over and pick up their CSA’s…

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