Lawrence's cooperative, community-owned grocery store


The Merc Co+op provides our community a place to shop, gather, eat and learn by offering real food and sustainable products at reasonable prices through cooperative ownership and responsible commerce.
Everyone can shop at The Merc Co+op and anyone can become an owner. Ownership is an investment in a consumer-owned cooperative business that brings health to your local community. The Merc Co+op is currently owned by more than 7,000 of your friends and neighbors who have chosen to invest in a local business that is guided by policies that prioritize the well-being of its customers and community. Learn more about the benefits of ownership today!


January's Change Recipient

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Mark Lumpe of Wakarusa Valley Farm

Your co-op partners with 196 local producers to connect shoppers with the freshest foods and products.


Our cafe and deli are open daily until 8:30 p.m.

From catered events to easy weeknight meal solutions to breakfast, lunch and desserts, have it Merc Made.


"I love this place! Fresh, organic fruits and veggies - and some actually grown in this area, which I love."
-Carol K, via