Co+op and Fresh Deals

Enjoy weekly savings on fresh produce, meat, and cheese with Fresh Deals. Save in every aisle with bi-weekly Co+op Deals.


Meet your producers

The Merc Co+op is proud to be a sponsor of the 11th Annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour. This year six of our local producers will be a part of the farm tour and we hope you’ll give them a visit! Click below to read more about the farm tour.


Change for Our Community

In our first year of Change for Our Community you raised $35,000 for organizations needing support. This month’s recipient is The Kansas Land Trust. Bring your own shopping bag or round up to donate!

Everyone is Welcome at The Merc Co+op

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 a Merc Owner. Merc 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 Merc Ownership today!

News & Events

Here is what's happening

Merc Co+op Board Elections

Vote Today!

As an owner of The Merc Co+op, you have the right to vote for The Merc Co+op Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of seven owners who are elected by the general ownership and serve three-year terms. Though not engaged in daily store operations, the board works closely with the General Manager, who provides regular reports.

Owners may vote online or in store at the Customer Service desk. All Owners who have paid in full for a share in The Merc Co+op by August 31, 2015 are eligible to vote. Results will be announced at the Annual Co-op Meeting on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Carnegie Building (9th & Vermont), and on the website thereafter.

Chef Paige Cooks Up Sweet & Savory Apple Dishes ($20)

October 6, 7:00 - 9:00pm

What better way to celebrate fall than to enjoy apples cooked up by Chef Paige. You’ll discover inspiration and new ways to enjoy the bountiful harvest in this back-by-popular-demand class from last fall. You’ll enjoy Salmon with Sautéed Apples and Cider Cream with Hazelnuts; Wild Rice Salad with Chicken and Apples; Salad of Bitter Greens with Apples, Walnuts & Gruyere; Old Fashioned Grilled Cheese with Apple and Prosciutto (familiar food with a new personality); and lastly, ending a perfect evening, Apple Fritters (Beignets). Fall magic!

More Choices at Your Community-Owned Co-op

Do you find yourself dividing up your list of groceries by which store you’re going to buy them? You’re not alone! According to a recent study, the average co-op shopper is regularly visiting over three stores. This research combined with our own conversations with Owners and shoppers has helped us realize that there’s an opportunity for The Merc to offer more choices and better serve the whole community. Affordability is a key issue in the healthy, local and organic food movement and we are addressing it head on with our product selection.Click here to read on!

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