Common Share Food Cooperative

At A Glance


Monica Garcia


Amherst, Massachusetts

Primary Issue Area:

  • Food
  • Living Economies

Active since:


Tax Status:


Our Purpose

Owned by workers and consumers, the Common Share Food Cooperative is a grocery store that draws together the diverse communities of the Amherst area in an inclusive space supporting food justice and local resilience. To achieve our mission, we will:
  • build a joyful, welcoming, accessible grocery store that is inviting to all communities
  • honor and expand diverse cultures of delicious and healthy food
  • gather workers, local producers, and consumers to create a thriving, resilient food system
  • strive to end racism and address social and economic inequality
  • foster mutual understanding and respect for differences