The Business You Own & The Work We Do

We are at a critical moment in history.  Our co-op is a part of this moment.  For fifty years, the co-op has dedicated itself to building a strong local food system. A food system in which our entire community has access to local and sustainable foods A food system in which the co-op is thriving…

Black Lives Matter

Community is the heart and soul of our co-op.   Right now our community is reeling and we are heartbroken over injustice and inequality happening around the country.The ongoing violence towards the Black community which includes Lexington owners, staff and vendors starkly reminds us all that we have a lot more work to do if change…

Virtual Canning Classes

Put some plans on the calendar. Until we’re able to meet again in the Hertel Co-op Cafe, we’ll be holding virtual canning classes online through Zoom for $10, just $7 for owners. Take a peek inside our master canning teacher Kathy Manley’s home kitchen — she’ll demonstrate canning recipes (using the local bounty!) that you can recreate after…