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Plastic Use at the Co-op

We are in a long-term project to reduce plastics in our stores, kitchen, and administrative office. Here are improvements we’ve already made, by department: PRODUCE You can get bulk salad mix and mushrooms rather than have to get them in packaging, which is unique in the region. Our produce bags...

Owner and Customer Personal Information Policy

Table of Contents Owner and Customer Information is Confidential Non-Discrimination General Tender-Type Use of Owner Number and Owner Record General Access Discount Eligibility Purchase Records Voting Records Subscriptions & Co-op Contact with Owners Use of Legally Issued ID Use of Online Owner...

E-Commerce Terms & Conditions of Use

Table of Contents Website Terms of Use Consent to Terms Non-Transferable Editing, Deleting and Modification Payment Terms Placing Product Orders Making Payments Accuracy of Payment Information User Conduct Delivery Terms Product Availability Product Pricing Right to Cancel Acceptance of Orders...

New Vendor

Are you interested in selling your products at Willy Street Co-op? If you would like to submit products for our review, please send samples, wholesale pricing, and any other information you would like us to consider to our Central Office location (address below). Our Category Management team...

Cheese Challenge

16 local Wisconsin cheeses go head-to-head. Vote for your favorite! And the winner is...Marieke 6-9 Month Aged Gouda!
Join Willy Street Co-op Today!

Join Willy Street Co-op Today!

Give us a try. Everyone is welcome! Stop in any of our three locations : More than just a grocery store Our stores may look like other grocery stores, but we’re fundamentally different. A co-op, or cooperative, is an organization that is owned and run jointly by its members, who share the profits...

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General Manager Anya Firszt Finance Director Paige Wickline Facilities Director Jim Jirous Purchasing Director Megan Minnick Communications Director Brendon Smith Co-op Services Director Kirsten Moore Logistics Director Matt McHugh Willy West Store Manager Lindsey Hardy Willy East Store Manager...

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MISSION STATEMENT The Williamson Street Grocery Co-op is an economically and environmentally sustainable, cooperatively owned grocery business that serves the needs of its Owners and employees. We are a cornerstone of a vibrant community in south-central Wisconsin that provides fairly priced goods...

Holiday Hours

All stores will be open until 6pm December 24th and closed December 25th. All stores will be open regular hours on New Year's Eve and closed New Year's Day (January 1st). The following hours are for December 24th: Willy East Sandwich station closes at 5:00pm Hot Bar closes at 5:00pm Salad Bar...
Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Recommendations

Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Recommendations

Are you making food for one or more guests with a special diet? We can help! Below are lists of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free products you can substitute for traditional ingredients in a recipe. Each file is organized as a trifold brochure. Willy East Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten-Free...
2017 Owner Appreciation

2017 Owner Appreciation

Join us for Owner Appreciation, Oct. 16th-22nd! Owner Appreciation is when we celebrate our birthday and show our appreciation for our Co-op Owners. We’ll have opportunities to win gift cards, free samples, birthday cake, sales for Owners and more! Not an Owner? Join today and you can get all the...
Big Organic and the Persistence of the Small

Big Organic and the Persistence of the Small

When Amazon kicked off its overhaul of Whole Foods at the end of August by slashing prices on a range of top-selling items, stocks in groceries fell, and the big box stores took notice of an aggressive competitor. While organics still account for under five percent of grocery sales, a growing...
October Equity Drive

October Equity Drive

Ownership Means You Own It! Are you an Owner in the process of becoming paid-in-full? During our October Equity Drive, if you pay a portion or all of your Owner equity, we’ll waive the $2 admin fee. Plus all paid-in-full Owners will be entered to win a pack of coupons good for free sandwiches and...
Willy North Patio Project

Willy North Patio Project

If you shop at Willy North, you've noticed that construction is underway to build a new patio ! This project will progress in two phases. The first phase started on Monday, August 21, and involved laying the concrete. The second phase of the project will entail landscaping and adding seating; this...

Help Provide Disaster Relief at Willy Street Co-op

UPDATE ON 10/2/17: Thank you for helping us donate $65,265.65 to Central Texas Food Bank and GlobalGiving! Our donation campaign at the registers has ended, but you can still donate online at the links below! UPDATE ON 9/24/17: Because of a staggering series of natural disasters in the last few...

Beer, Wine and Cider Sales at East

​ At Willy East, we are hoping to make good on one of the top three requests provided in Owner surveys every year for the past twelve years: adding a small beer, wine and cider section. Offering even a very modest selection of these products will better align our offerings at Willy East with those...

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2017 Owner Vote Results

Thank you to all Owners who voted! Total ballots cast: 2,561 Online: 1,855; paper: 649; invalid: 57 Reasons for invalid votes are: Owner not in good standing (not up to date in equity payments or inactive); more than one person per ownership voting; already voted online; and incorrectly marked....

2017 Ballot

One Ownership, One Vote! Downloadable 2017 ballot PDF here. Ballots are due by Tuesday, July 18th at 6:00pm! They will be counted at the Special Membership Meeting at the Central Business Office (1457 E. Washington Ave. Madison), beginning at 6:30pm that night. Drop your Ballot off at the kiosk...
Customer Comments

Customer Comments

Co-op Cooperation Q: When you make a purchase in the store and the cashier asks you if you belong to another co-op does that include membership in the UW Credit Union? Also, how much caffeine does Honesty Tea beverage contain. Thanks. A: Thanks for your inquiry! When a cashier asks if you belong...
Expansion; Remodel; Bylaw Change; Vote!

Expansion; Remodel; Bylaw Change; Vote!

Welcome July! This month marks the beginning of our new fiscal year, the close of the previous year, and a chance to come together to celebrate our successes of the previous year, and present the plans for the year to come at our Annual Meeting and Party. This month, we conduct our annual Board...
What’s on the Willy Street Co-op Ballot?

What’s on the Willy Street Co-op Ballot?

One of the most exciting months of the year in the life of a Willy Street Co-op Owner (you!) is July! This is the month you get to decide who will represent you in the governance of your Co-op by voting in new Board members. That’s not all, though—your ballot has several other important decisions...
Your Board Candidates

Your Board Candidates

In the candidate application, we asked candidates if they had attended a Board meeting, to collect 20 Ownersignatures supporting their candidacy and if they had attended a Board Candidate Information Session. “Yes” responses (if any) are at the beginning of each statement. 1. Why do you want to...
NEW Products at the Co-op

NEW Products at the Co-op

Purple Door Ice Cream A local couple with a love of ice cream started this Milwaukee company. Purple Door uses quality and local ingredients in the making of their product. Purple Door’s super-premium, 14% butterfat ice cream uses milk and cream from Wisconsin dairies. Every batch is made by hand....
Popsicles for All

Popsicles for All

As a kid, many of my fondest summer memories were made at the beach, covered with sand, sticky fingers holding on tightly to a popsicle. The double packs that were sold at the beach were always a great way to make a new friend, provided you had the right flavor—red and purple were easy to share;...
Summer Potluck Recipes

Summer Potluck Recipes

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Rotisserie Chickens

Rotisserie Chickens

Rotisserie chickens make for a quick easy meal; they are hot and ready to go. Just add a few quick sides and dinner is done. Recently, I got to thinking about all the recipes that can be made easier by using rotisserie chicken. So I gathered a few of my favorite easy recipes to share with you....
Pantries of Plenty Community Fund Drive

Pantries of Plenty Community Fund Drive

Help prevent winter hunger in our community by purchasing a $5, $10, or $25 donation card for our local food pantries. Donation cards make a great pay-it-forward gift for friends and family during the holidays. Just give the card to your cashier to have your donation applied to your grocery...

Frequently Asked Questions about Willy North

We will add more questions and answers as we get them! To see more information about Willy North, see our main Willy North page . Updated last on 4/6/17; originally posted on 9/16/16 Q: Where are you located? A: We are in the former site of Pierce's NorthSide Grocery - 2817 N. Sherman Ave. Here's...
Meat Sale Thursdays

Meat Sale Thursdays

There's no denying that quality meat can be expensive. In order to make our meat more accessible to our Owners, every week we pick one staple meat item, drop the price, and offer it as a one-day-only sale for Willy Street Co-op Owners. The name issimple, and so is the sale: Meat Sale Thursday....

Nonprofit Collection Drives Policy

Posted 11/30/2016 (Subject to change) In addition to accepting food donations for our neighborhood food pantry partners year-round, Willy Street Co-op supports providing opportunities for nonpartisan and secular 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations to collect non-food related items for the community...

2016 Annual Meeting & Party

Owners: get your FREE tickets at the Customer Service desk. We are now out of all 5000 meal tickets, but there is still plenty to do at the event even if you don't have a meal ticket! (On-site vendors will begin selling meals at 7pm.) Thursday, July 14th 4:00pm–8:00pm, at Madison's Central Park...
Latest News About Willy North

Latest News About Willy North

Willy North is now open! Check here for answers to questions we've gotten about Willy North. Relevant articles and videos: [view:blog=insert=920116][view:blog=insert=919614][view:blog=insert=919229] Northside News: WIC and Double Dollars at Willy Street Co-op...

Our Statement Regarding Recent Labor Disputes and Driscoll’s

We continue to follow reports of a labor dispute happening in Washington State, between Sakuma Brothers Farms Inc. (one of Driscoll’s many berry suppliers), and farm workers. Willy Street Co-op is a community-owned cooperative dedicated to fulfilling the needs of our Owners. Driscoll’s organic...
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Co-op Board Votes "Yes" on Willy North

The northside of Madison will be getting a new grocery store this summer: Willy North! The Board of Directors approved of us the Co-op opening its third store in that location. Thank you to all who provided suggestions, concerns and support regarding our proposal to open a store here. In meetings,...

Aaron's Heart

For many of us, the New Year brings promises of taking better care of ourselves than we did the year before. If we're lucky, it's a choice. For Madison Ironworker and artist Aaron Howard, his heart made the decision for him. It seems his heart had just about enough of being treated badly and...
Third Store Update (4/18/16)

Third Store Update (4/18/16)

UPDATED 4/26/16: Board votes "yes" on Willy North! Full article here . UPDATED 4/18/16: This month the Co-op’s Board of Directors will be discussing whether or not we should open a store on the northside, in the current location of Pierce’s Northside Market. Board meetings are generally open to...

Third Store Update

As you probably know, Willy Street Co-op Owners approved pursuing a third retail site in an August 2014 vote. Reasons for searching for a new site included: offering a local grocery choice using the cooperative model to a new neighborhood providing easier access to a Co-op store for more Owners...
M.O.M, Mary and Community

M.O.M, Mary and Community

If you’ve been in the Co-op recently, chances are you’ve noticed the brightly colored, Andy Warholesque cards hanging by the registers. They look like cans of food for a reason. The cards are an invitation for shoppers to participate in our P.O.P. Program. Pantries of Plenty was launched in 2014...

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Willy West Earns Energy Star Label

Willy West Earns Energy Star Label

Just over two years ago, right before opening its Middleton store, Willy Street Co-op’s eastside location earned ENERGY STAR certification. Jamie Campbell – a Co-op Owner, engineer and sustainable energy proponent - had guided the Co-op through the process of getting Willy East certified, but he...
Willy Street Co-op's 2015 Annual Meeting & Party

Willy Street Co-op's 2015 Annual Meeting & Party

Thursday, July 9th • 4:00pm–8:00pm Owners: get your FREE tickets at the Customer Service desk. We will have NO free tickets for Owners at the event! Schedule of Events 4:00pm–7:30pm: Kids’ Activities Including a “bouncer,” a Ferris wheel ($1 rides for Co-op Owners) and more. 4:30pm–???: Gift bags...
2015 Annual Meeting & Party

2015 Annual Meeting & Party

Willy Street Co-op's 2015 Annual Meeting & Party Thursday, July 9th • 4:00pm–8:00pm Owners: get your FREE tickets at the Customer Service desk. We will have NO free tickets for Owners at the event! Schedule of Events 4:00pm–7:30pm: Kids’ Activities Including a “bouncer,” a Ferris wheel ($1 rides...
Cheese Department

Cheese Department

Local, imported, we have it. Cheese is kind of a big deal here. Whether you're looking for a weekly staple or a special something to impress your guests, our cheese selection can meet your needs. Over 80% of our cheese sales are of local cheeses, so Wisconsin cheese lovers will find themselves...
Recent Labor Disputes and Driscoll’s

Recent Labor Disputes and Driscoll’s

We have been closely following the recent reports of poor wages and working conditions for farmworkers at several farms that supply berries packed under the Driscoll's label. We have sought and we will continue to seek out relationships with fair trade and ethical strawberry growers in Mexico and...

Grant Guidelines

Grants are awarded to 501(c)3 and/or cooperative organizations* working on projects benefiting Dane County with priority given to projects benefiting the Madison and Middleton metropolitan areas, organizations with limited access to funding, and projects that have not been funded in previous years...

Our Mission Statement

The Williamson Street Grocery Co-op is an economically and environmentally sustainable, cooperatively owned grocery business that serves the needs of its Owners and employees. We are a cornerstone of a vibrant community in south-central Wisconsin that provides fairly priced goods and services...
Meat department

Meat department

Counter service hours 7:30am - 9:00pm Local, grass-fed, pastured, humanely raised If you want to know that your meat is not only delicious, but raised in a humane, sustainable way by farmers who care, our meat departments are for you. We partner with local and regional family farmers to find the...
Bulk department

Bulk department

What did I buy? [view:plu_look_up=embed_plu] Looking to save some money and do good by the environment? Look no farther than our bulk aisle! Selection With hundreds of items to choose from, it's easy to understand why our bulk aisle is the reason that many people choose to shop at Willy Street...

Bylaws

Bylaws of the Williamson Street Grocery Cooperative A Cooperative Formed Under Chapter 185 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Section I: Organization 1.1: The name of this cooperative is Williamson Street Grocery Co-op, referred to herein as “the Co-op.” 1.2: The principal office of the Co-op is located...

Run for the Willy Street Co-op Board

Board Candidate Application Help set the course for the future of your cooperative: run for the Willy Street Co-op Board of Directors! We are once again looking for passionate and dedicated Owners to run for our Board of Directors ! This year, we have three seats open. Each year, we look to our...

Updates Regarding Possible UFCW Representation for Co-op Staff

Willy Street Co-op Management has been working with representatives at the UFCW to discuss possible unionization of staff. It was our goal to enable staff to make an informed decision on whether or not they want union representation, which is a decision that we believe is their right to discuss...
Willy Street Co-op Board of Directors

Willy Street Co-op Board of Directors

President Holly Fearing Vice President Dave Pauly Jeannine Bindl Emma Cameron Pat Butler Bruce Slaughenhoupt Stephanie Ricketts Meghan Gauger Brian Anderson Board Administrator Ben Becker • // General Manager Anya Firszt • // Board Meeting Schedule Approved Board Meeting Minutes Incorporated in...
Katy Wallace, ND CNHP RYT, Willy Street Co-op's Exclusive Nutrition Consultant

Katy Wallace, ND CNHP RYT, Willy Street Co-op's Exclusive Nutrition Consultant

Katy Wallace, ND CNHP RYT specializes in helping people resolve their health problems by eating better. Now Co-op Owners can learn how to take full advantage of the variety of natural nourishing foods that the Co-op offers. Katy Wallace can help you: Learn how the variety of natural foods...
Seven Cooperative Principles

Seven Cooperative Principles

Voluntary, Open Ownership Open to all without gender, social, racial, political, or religious discrimination. You may shop, you may join, and you may leave the co-op at any time. Democratic Owner Control One Owner, one vote. Your voice will be heard. Owner Economic Participation Owners contribute...
Bulk Seeds, Nuts, Grains & Beans Are Good for Sprouting

Bulk Seeds, Nuts, Grains & Beans Are Good for Sprouting

A number of seeds, nuts, grains, and beans in our bulk aisle can be sprouted at home! Just look for the "Good for sprouting" sign on the bulk bin. How to grow sprouts: Add seeds Add water Soak 12 hours Drain Rinse as needed Sprout Serve How to make your own sprouter: The Easy Sprout system is...
Advertising in the Reader

Advertising in the Reader

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The Reader is a monthly newsletter for the Owners and customers of Willy Street Co-op. Note: We decline to print political ads that promote specific candidates. Reader Ad Agreement Publication Information The Willy Street Co-op Reader is our monthly newsletter that contains information about...
Co-op promotions

Co-op promotions

You'll find competitive prices at the Co-op, along with several programs designed to help you save even more! Owner Rewards are sales promotions that are available only to Owners of the Willy Street Co-op. New sales are offered each week from great items throughout the store. Current store items...

Coupon Policy

Offering “fairly priced goods” is part of our mission statement; offering coupons is one way we can do even better. We're happy to accept coupons prior to the expiration date, contingent upon purchases meeting the coupon usage requirements. We do not accept: Multiple manufacturer’s coupons on the...

Breakfast at the Co-op

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Green Terms

Know your Green Terms - Greenwashing A term merging the concepts of “green” (environmentally sound) and “whitewashing” (to conceal or gloss over wrongdoing). Greenwashing is any form of marketing or public relations that links a corporate, political, religious or nonprofit organization to a...

Green Tips for Greener Living

Be a “Locavore”! The typical mouthful of American food travels 1,200 miles from farm to consumer. That means that a lot of fossil fuels are burned to power vehicles that transport food – thus contributing to global warming and air pollution. So try to eat local seasonal produce whenever possible....

Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday happens on the first Wednesday of each month. On this day, Willy Street Co-op Owners get 10% off all wellness and bodycare items. This includes multivitamins and minerals, protein powders, nutrition bars, lotions, soaps, bulk teas and medicinal herbs, cold remedies, toothpaste,...

Boycott Policy

(adopted 12/16/2014) Purpose To enable Owners to effectively address concerns related to products offered by Willy Street Co-op (the Co-op). Guidelines The Co-op is a consumer owned business; our products are selected based on our understanding of our Owners' interest and in accordance with a...

Allergen Statement

All equipment and production space in our Co-op facilities is shared and common allergens (nuts, soy, wheat, dairy, eggs) are used daily in our delis and kitchen. We cannot guarantee that cross-contamination can be completely avoided in our prepared foods, bulk, or Co-op pre-packaged bulk items....

Organic Classification

Food for thought, even if a producer is certified organic, the use of the USDA Organic label is voluntary. Not every farmer or manufacturer goes through the rigorous process of becoming certified, especially smaller operations. [view:insert_term=term=5835] [view:insert_term=term=5836]...
Juice Bar Department

Juice Bar Department

The freshest organic ingredients squeezed, blended, and brewed to order. Our juice baristas use the finest organic and local ingredients to create tasty and nutritious juice blends, smoothies, espresso drinks, and teas. If you're in a hurry, you can pick up a grab-and-go juice blend or self serve...

Angelika's Recommendations for Entertaining

Willy Street Co-op's Kitchen Manager, Angelika Matthews, was on WISC-TV's morning news with Mary Jo Ola with some ideas for quick dishes to bring to holiday events. Here is the video of the segment. Almost every food she used is local (and available at one or both Willy Street Co-op stores, of...
Produce

Produce

Setting the bar for fresh, organic, local, and fairly trade fruits and vegetables. Quality We receive produce deliveries seven days per week and work diligently with our distributors and local farmers to ensure that you'll find only the freshest, highest quality (and tastiest!) produce on our...
Winter Squash 101

Winter Squash 101

Winter Squash 101, by Katie Powderly If you are not already a squash-lover and need some additional motivation to incorporate it into your diet this winter, perhaps some nutritional information will sway you. High in vitamins, particularly A, B6, C, and E, squash could be just the boost to your...

Soy Scorecard

We were pleased in late May to receive the much-anticipated Cornucopia Institute Soy Scorecard . The Cooperative is already featuring several of the products and brands which received complimentary ratings. We are also offering some of the lowest-rated products. Our thanks go to Cornucopia for...

Statements on Animal Welfare

On December 17, 2009, Willy Street Co-op sent formal requests to our meat and poultry suppliers to provide an official statement about their animal husbandry practices, specifically the welfare and treatment of their livestock. The producers' letters are linked here for our Owners and shoppers to...
Thanksgiving in the Deli

Thanksgiving in the Deli

Our Delis will be offering a variety of Thanksgiving-worthy foods on the dates listed below: WILLY WEST Nov. 21st to Nov. 28th House-Roasted Turkey and Gravy Hazelnut Cranberry Field Roast Squash Bisque Soup Maple Roasted Root Vegetables Potatoes au Gratin Vegan Mashed Potatoes with Gravy...
Hot Teas at the Juice/Coffee Bar

Hot Teas at the Juice/Coffee Bar

Willy East hours 7:30am - 7:00pm daily (summer) 7:30am - 6:00pm (winter) Willy West hours 7:30am - 7:00pm on weekdays & 7:30am - 6:00pm Sat/Sun Herbal Tea CHAMOMILE MEDLEY Sweet, honey-like character and a hint of mint, blended to relax and refresh. BERRYBERRY ROOIBOS A succulent rooibos blend...
Thanksgiving Turkeys

Thanksgiving Turkeys

OPEN STOCK (available starting November 17th) Bell & Evans All Natural - $3.19/lb. Organic Turkeys - $5.19/lb. Various sizes (8-22 lbs) All Natural Turkey Breasts, $4.19/lb (4-8 lbs) Limited quantities available. Also limited amounts of ducks, capons, and game hens available. First-come,...

Board Committees

Committee Descriptions Membership Committee membership consists of up to four Board members and up to four volunteers recruited from the full Co-op Ownership. Volunteers are appointed by the full Board. Terms The duration of the Member term will be determined by the committee charter or as...
Willy Street Co-op is Celebrating 40 years of Cooperation!

Willy Street Co-op is Celebrating 40 years of Cooperation!

Willy Street Co-op is celebrating 40 years of cooperation in October! We are offering up to 40% off of cases of 10 different products each week for four weeks. Owner Appreciation Weekend is Friday, Oct. 17through Sunday, Oct. 19. We'll have live music at each store, free samples, cake served by...

Global Ends Policy

The Williamson Street Grocery Co-op is, and will remain, an economically viable and environmentally sound business cooperatively owned by its owners; its primary mission, as expressed in article 1.1 of our Bylaws , is to operate a retail grocery store that forms a cornerstone of a vibrant...

Musicians Policy

SUBJECT TO CHANGE Willy Street Co-op supports providing opportunities for free performances by musicians on Co-op property. Musicians under 18 years of age must have the permission of their legal guardian and musicians under 13 years of age must be accompanied/supervised by their legal guardian....

Store Locations

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We have three locations, all accessible by car, bus, or foot!

Willy Street Co-op - East: Our east store is located at 1221 Williamson Street between S Baldwin Street & S Few Street. Willy Street Co-op - West: Our west store is located at 6825 University Ave between Park Street & Mayflower Drive. Willy Street Co-op - North: Our north store is located at 2817...

Angelika's squash recipes

On Thursday, Sept. 18th, Willy Street Co-op Kitchen Manager and Chef Angelika Matthews made two dishes on Channel 3 morning news: Grain-free Chicken Squash Curry and Curried Squash Soup . Here are the recipes: Grain-free Chicken Squash Curry Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1.5lbs butternut squash, peeled...
Willy East's Recycle, Remodel, Reopen Event - Our Grand Reopening

Willy East's Recycle, Remodel, Reopen Event - Our Grand Reopening

Join us as we celebrate the completion of the 10-month remodel of Willy East! ( Click here to see our news release.) All weekend-long, at both stores: Selfie contest! Here are the rules: Take your selfie with a cutout. (Found throughout Willy East.) Follow uson Instagram or Twitter. Post the...

Willy Street Co-op Grand Reopening Set for September 12th-14th

Willy Street Co-op Grand Reopening Set for September 12th-14th $4 Million Project Completed in Less than a Year Madison, WI —(September 5, 2014)—The Willy Street Co-op, Madison’s largest consumer-owned economically and environmentally sustainable grocery store, with two locations in the Madison...

Action Following the Eden Foods Comment Period

By Kirsten Moore, Director of Cooperative Services On August 2, Willy Street Co-op’s 30-day comment period on potentially boycotting Eden Foods came to a close. We opened the comment period due to high Owner demand over concerns about Eden Foods’ 2013 Federal lawsuit (Eden Foods v. Burwell) for...
East Remodel Project

East Remodel Project

Click here to view the store areas involved with each phase. Check here for the latest updates on the Willy East remodel product. As this project continues to progress we'll be posting updates about the status and milestones. Those postings will be grouped together on this page. Frequently asked...
MNA & Co-op Partner to Create Community Artwork

MNA & Co-op Partner to Create Community Artwork

Thanks to planning work by the Marquette Neighborhood Association's Art and Culture Committee, Willy Street Co-op—East will soon have a colorful mural on a large exterior wall. Panmela Castro, an internationally recognized graffiti artist, will be the Co-op's artist-in-resident July 1st through...
Call for historical Willy Street Co-op materials

Call for historical Willy Street Co-op materials

If you have photos, illustrations or documents relating to Willy Street Co-op staff, buildings or events from 1973–2000, please contact us! We are preparing for the Co-op’s 40th birthday this October and want to feature them in the newsletter throughout the following 12 months. Please contact...
Willy Street Co-op Loan Fund Borrowers Honored at FEED Kitchens

Willy Street Co-op Loan Fund Borrowers Honored at FEED Kitchens

The popularity of “farm-to-table” locally sourced efforts are growing, and organic food still needs to be supported to make it to your placemat. Willy Street Co-op’s Local Vendor Loan Fund pilot program has loaned $100,000 to three local food companies who were recognized at a free, food-filled...
Get your receipts emailed to you.

Get your receipts emailed to you.

Want to get your receipts emailed to you? Just log in to your account, click on the edit tab and check the "Email receipts" box. It's that easy! Haven't activated your account yet? Learn how here . Please allow up to three business days for us to start emailing your receipts. The receipt is...
Our Cooperative and You

Our Cooperative and You

Willy Street Co-op is different than other grocery stores. A co-op, or cooperative, is a company that is owned by customers who invest in the business. We are guided by the Seven Cooperative Principles . Everyone can shop at the Co-op, but Owners receive extra benefits . The Willy Street Co-op...

Willy East Remodel Frequently Asked Questions

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Madison Skatepark Rolling Right Along with Early Supporters on Board!

Madison Skatepark Rolling Right Along with Early Supporters on Board!

The Madison Skatepark Fund (MSF) is excited to announce a successful beginning to its capital campaign with a series of recent major contributions to Madison’s first public skatepark. The group’s first major pledge from the business community came from the Willy Street Co-op. Their $50,000...