August 24th, 2020

Our current store hours:

Weekdays:   11am–8pm (we are now open all afternoon)
Weekends:   noon–4pm
Masks are required, no exceptions unless by appointment!

You can also shop online at www.georgestreetcoop.com/shop for contactless curbside pickup (same hours as above).

We don’t currently have hot coffee or soup, and the café space is closed. We’re sorry for any inconvenience — we can’t wait until this pandemic is over!

Welcome to the Co-op!

A place for people who value healthy food, a healthy planet, and cooperation. — Our vision statement

The George Street Co-op is a non-profit natural foods store owned and run by its members.  We sell vegetarian foods with the greatest nutritional value possible, and only minimal processing or additives.  Everyone is welcome to shop at the Co-op and choose from our excellent selection of fresh organic produce, bulk foods, vitamins & herbs, body care and earth-friendly products, gifts, and more.

Upcoming events — get involved!

Food Day


Food Day, October 24 was created in 1975 by the Center for Science in the Public Interest to raise awareness about the increasing industrialization of American agriculture, rising food prices, hunger, and the American diet and health crisis. To get involved, visit the site here: http://www.foodday.org/get_involved

Membership Committee meeting


Due to COVID-19, the Membership Committee meets via Zoom at 5:15 pm on the fourth Monday of each month. All Co-op members are welcome to attend. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87072629986?pwd=TTI4aCs2MnRJZUJLR3FLQWxNbVJQUT09 Dial-in option: (929) 205-6099 Meeting ID: 870 7262 9986 Passcode: 968346

Finance Committee meeting


The Finance Committee meets in the Co-op office at 6:00pm on the first Monday of each month. All Co-op members are welcome to attend.

Board of Directors meeting


The Co-op’s Board of Directors meets at 7:30pm in the Co-op’s upstairs meeting room, the second Monday of each month. All Co-op members are encouraged to attend Board of Directors meetings, whether you prefer to observe discussion or to (respectfully) take part.

The Great American Smokeout


The Great American Smokeout is an annual event encouraging Americans to stop smoking cigarettes for 24 hours, in the hopes their decision to not smoke will last forever. The American Cancer Society held its first Smokeout in 1977, and it is held annually on the third Thursday in November. To learn more, visit: http://cancer.org/greatamericans/

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Recent happenings at the Co-op

Our new shop is online!

We’re glad to announce our new online shop:
www.georgestreetcoop.com/shop

Place your order there, we’ll pack it up for you and call you when it’s ready for curbside pickup:
     Weekdays: 11am–2pm AND 5pm–8pm      Weekends: noon–4pm

Spring 2015 Referendum Results

The results of the latest membership referendum are in:
1. Members voted to give the Board of Directors the power to change the Co-op’s senior citizen discount policy.
2. Members voted to permit electronic voting in future referendum votes.
3. Members re-elected Marilynn Winston, Chad Hetman, and John Leary to continue serving on the Board of Directors.

Time for the Spring 2015 referendum!

Co-op members, the official ballot box is here! You have TWO WEEKS (until Saturday April 4th) to mail in your referendum ballot, or to return it in-person to the store. The store’s future is yours — be a part of the process!

2013 Referendum Results

Our co op has recently concluded our 2013 referendum. Thank you to everyone who participated, your input is vital. An important change to our membership structure has passed. Once implemented, memberships will renew on the anniversary of joining, rather than every August.

Additionally, all seven Board of Director appointments were ratified by membership vote.

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

As a member of the George Street Co Op, you will receive your 2013 referendum in the mail. There are EIGHT questions. Question 1 deals with membership terms, and the remaining seven are ballot votes for each of the seats on the Board of Directors.


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George Street Co-op

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89 Morris Street
New Brunswick, NJ
732-247-8280

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New hours due to the pandemic
Monday – Friday 11am - 8pm
Saturday 12pm - 4pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm
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