Address: 1600 E Madison St, Seattle WA 98122 / (206) 329-1545
About Us / Central Co-op History: Central Co-op is a community-owned food cooperative located at the top of Seattle’s Capitol Hill. Open to everyone, seven days a week.
A complete grocery store dedicated to delicious and healthy food, sustainable practices and the Washington food economy, Central Co-op features a certified organic produce department, sustainable meat and seafood, an in-house deli and juice bar, a large selection of bulk goods and herbs, and extensive health and wellness section. We also feature hard-to-find products like raw milk, goat meat, and organic crickets.
With over 13,000 owners from our neighborhood and the greater Seattle area, our store is truly rooted in our community. As an independent and democratic business, Central Co-op:
+ Follows product guidelines that emphasize clean ingredients, Washington-based suppliers, Fair Trade, sustainable farming practices, and more
+ Is a quality employer with over 120 employees, that offers medical, dental and vision insurance coverage at 20+ hours/week. Central Co-op implemented a $15/hour starting-wage in 2015
+ Will donate over $30,000 in 2015 to non-profit organizations through our Community Partnerships and outreach programs
+ Has three departments that are certified Organic by the Washington State Department of Agriculture: Produce, Meat and Bulk
+ Works to promote food access in Seattle, by supporting the work of community organizations, fundraising from our owners and community for local food banks, and more
+ Advocates to strengthen our regional food system, supporting the protection of pollinators, the responsible use of antibiotics in farm animals, and more
+ Is guided by Ends established by our Board of Trustees, who are democratically elected from our community by our Owners