Learn About Our Co-op

Wild Onion Market is an independent, democratically run, community owned full-service grocery store that will be located in the Rogers Park/Evanston area. We are a cooperative of individuals united by our commitment to take control of our grocery experience. What started as a conversation in the living room of a Rogers Park apartment will soon be a vibrant community-owned grocery store where we can make consumer choices that reflect our shared values. Our food co-op will specialize in local, organic, natural, fairly traded and sustainable foods.

We are a community of wild onions. Resilient. Robust. Intertwined. Layered with personality. We grow together.

Our Core Values

We are an intentionally inclusive community with the following core values:
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Healthy food access for all

Fresh, healthy food is a right, not a privilege. We are creating policies to ensure that our food supply is affordable, fresh, pesticide-free and nutritious.
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A resilient local food system

Our farmers and producers will be more then vendors — they will be family. We strive to help bring economic prosperity to rural communities that are part of our regional food shed.
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Environmental stewardship

We desire to lessen our impact on the planet. From our supply chain to waste disposal to energy consumption, we will make it easier for shoppers to live green.

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    Read about the latest news and events with the co-op.
    • Wild Onion Market: News and Notes   We have nearly 620 Owners in our Wild Onion Market! Our next goal? More Owners are necessary as we move toward opening store doors. Our next Ownership goal? 15 by February 15th! We’ll get there Owner by Owner. Help us by sharing with

    • Hello there! From our hearts to yours, we wish you peace and comfort as we move from 2020 to 2021. We know many face challenges of immeasurable description. In the spirit of a co-op, we take this time to suggest ways

    •   November New Owner Campaign!  We are so close to 600 Owners!    If 30 (or more!) folks join our food coop by Nov. 30. then every new Owner is entered into a drawing. One will win a basket valued at $50 of farm fresh