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Co+op and Fresh Deals

New savings every week with Fresh Deals in the Produce, Meat & Seafood and Cheese Department. Save in every aisle with bi-weekly Co+op Deals.

Local

Meet your producers

The Merc Produce Department is pleased to offer vegetables from local grower Cedar Lane Farm. Near Atchison, Kansas, they focus on growing unique and unusual varieties of fruits and vegetables.

Community

Change for Our Community

In our first year of Change for Our Community you raised $35,000 for organizations needing support. We are excited to see what change we can round up in 2015!

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.

Anyone can shop at The Merc and anyone can become a Merc Owner. Merc Ownerhip is an investment in a consumer-owned cooperative business that brings health to your local community. The Merc is currently owned by more than 6,800 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

26th Annual Naturally Nutritious Food Festival

Douglas County Fair

July 29 • 7pm

This is an annual cooking contest for adults and kids.

All New Recipes For Corn & Zucchini ($20)

July 15, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Be prepared for a love affair with corn and zucchini as Chef Paige brings us all new recipes for these two bountiful and quintessential summer vegetables. Cool off with Sweet Corn Vichyssoise; then on to classic Corn Fritters served with spectacular Zucchini Mousseline (an ethereal sauce/spread); Buffalo Mozzarella and Zucchini Salad with Lemon & Olives; and Pasta with Corn Pesto, Kale & Bacon. For a perfect finish, Zucchini & Almond Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. Corn and zucchini will never be the same.

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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