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

April 24th Membership Meeting: remote or hybrid?

Hopefully all Co-op members received the email announcing the Membership Meeting on April 24, 2022, but if not, here is another announcement! We want to gauge everyone’s interest in meeting in person, so please fill out the poll at https://forms.gle/VGuSngh65LjSht1S7 — thank you!

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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Monday – Friday 10am - 8pm
Saturday 12pm - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm
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