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

Hot dogs, ready to go

For the warmer season, we’re now cooking up vegetarian dogs every single day in the store. They’re just to the left of the soup and spinach pies, and they’re hot and ready to eat. Stop in and try them out.

Seedlings are here!

Spring has come, and it’s a great time to order seedlings for your favorite plants. Just print out one of our order forms, fill it out, and bring it in to any of our cashiers. We’ll call you when your order comes in.

New Saturday hours

After two months trying out expanded weekend store hours, we’ve decided to keep those new hours just on Sundays.  On Saturdays, we’ll still be staying open until 7pm, but we’ll now be opening at 10am — the same as the rest of the week.

New website

Our new website is now online! Many of the features are nearly or exactly the same as before, but the underlying architecture is much more solid and allows us to post updates much faster. Have a look around, and if you run into any problems please let us know.


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