Our Mission

Urban Greens Food Co-op is a consumer-owned and governed cooperative working to open a retail grocery store. The Co-op will be open to all and will support the health and well-being of our customers by offering nutritious, affordable food that is sustainably sourced, culturally inclusive, and supportive of local food.

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Why Join?

You don’t need to be a member to shop at Urban Greens, but there are many reasons why you should join us!

  • Ownership over your food source – the members of the co-op are the owners of the market
  • Work together to build a more equitable Providence
  • Vote on major initiatives and board elections
  • Access to healthy organic food at reasonable prices
  • Special member-only sales
  • Option to buy food by the case (really cheap!)
  • Option to volunteer in the store to get even more discounts
  • Support local and sustainable food production – keep your food dollars in your own community
  • Fulfill the community’s need for a complete grocery store


SNAP Coming Soon

July 5th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, NEWS|

SNAP coming soon -  and the challenges of building an equitable food system! We’ve gotten some questions over the first week about why SNAP isn’t accepted yet, and think these [...]

Come celebrate our grand opening!

June 6th, 2019|Categories: NEWS|

It’s time to celebrate: Urban Greens is having a grand opening! Since the incorporation of food co-op Urban Greens in 2007, a group of tireless and dedicated volunteers have been working [...]



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