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!

Board Game Tuesday at the Café!


All ages are welcome! Tuesdays from 7pm–10pm, come out and join everyone in a game of chess, checkers, backgammon, Scrabble, or Uno — or bring a different game with you to play! Join the Facebook group here.

The Organic Open Mic


Music, poetry, spoken word open mic at the George Street Co-op Café every Thursday. Signups start at 7:30pm or by contacting the hosts in advance. Performances start at 8:00pm. There’s no cover.

New Chapter SLAA Meeting


New Chapter SLAA Meeting 6pm–7pm every Saturday in the Co-op Café

Member orientation


Co-op orientations begin upstairs in the café space and include a complete tour of the store area. Come meet other Co-op members, learn the ropes, and embark on a rewarding member adventure! All attendees get 2 hours credit towards their Co-op store discount.

Spring Membership Meeting


Co-op member–owners! And those who are curious about joining! Come to the twice annual Membership Meeting, Sunday April 21st from 1pm–3pm. The Co-op is growing fast right now, and it's up to the members to choose how we'll invest in our future growth!

This is a hybrid meeting, so you can attend in the Café in person, or via Zoom here.

For in-person attendees, we're having a great vegetarian potluck that starts at noon, one hour before the meeting starts.

Earth Day


Earth Day is an international day of observance and action founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. The first Earth Day involved about 20 million Americans; it has grown into a worldwide phenomenon involving 184 countries, 17000 environmental groups, and hundreds of millions of participants. To get involved in activities near you, see the event list at the Earth Day Network website: http://earthday.net/

Membership Committee meeting


The Membership Committee meets via Zoom, usually at 7:30 pm on the fourth Monday of each month. All Co-op members are welcome to attend. Please join via the following link: https://zoom.us/j/96348218881?pwd=OFlqVVJwYWxWSWZZdW1PNnpGcXhpQT09


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Recent happenings at the Co-op

Spring 2024 Referendum Results

The results of the Spring 2024 Referendum are in.

The referendum ran from February 24th through March 9th, 2024. During those two weeks, 64 ballots were submitted (59 electronic plus 5 paper) meaning 56.6% of our eligible households took part!

The voters decided the referendum questions as follows:

New boycott policy

At the March 11th Board of Directors meeting, the Board adopted a new policy regarding Product Boycotts. See the full policy here.

Referendum vote starts February 25th!

The Co‑op would like to announce our upcoming Membership Referendum.

ZeroPrep zero-waste sustainable foods

The Co-op is now launching an even fresher and healthier source of sustainable food for our community! We’ve just added on-site fresh foods to our grab & go fridge. The ZeroPrep line is all:

  • Ready-made — grab, pay, eat!
  • $5 per pint — priced for students, affordable for everyone
  • Zero-waste — the packaging is reusable and there’s a $1 incentive for you to return it

The Membership Manual is online

The Membership Committee has just finished putting together the official Membership Manual — the how-to guide to be a great part of your co-op! We’ve sought input from folks throughout the community, and we hope this is helpful to everyone. Please download and read it!


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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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Saturday 12pm - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm
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