NOT-FOR-PROFIT SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOCUSED ON
Secure Access To Organic Food & Essential Items
Improving Personal Health & Wellbeing
Solutions That Regenerate Our Ecosystems
CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN - A FUTURE VISION
Would You Like To Be Part Of Our Exciting Mission?
Participating In Something Paradigm-Shifting!
GREAT NEWS! On 10th January 2023 we successfully raised £44,853 with 125 supporters from a Crowdfunding Campaign.
CLICK HERE for more information.
Imagine a future....
Where Humanity & The Planet Flourish Together
Where Power Is Decentralised & In The Hands Of Local Communities
Where Local Economic Systems
Improve Our Health & Wellbeing
Regenerate Our Ecosystems
Allow Communities To Thrive!
A Future Vision? We Think So!
See below for a video presentation one of our Co-founders recorded on 16th Dec 2022 (1 hour 45 mins) covering:
Our vision, strategy & plans for 2023
How Farmacy Co-op is part of a bigger project - One Community Co-operatives
One Community Network & Ecommunitas Co-operative
"Forest Eco-Villages" and Mutual Credit Networks
Do you want to be a Pioneer & Founder-Member?
How you can help in 2023
WHO WE ARE
Farmacy Co-op was launched in Bakewell in February 2020. We're a not-for-profit social enterprise that has a big vision - but has prioritised secure access to locally produced organic food & natural essential items. This includes a people-owned distribution network that connects local communities all over the country. We are helping to create local economic systems that provide food security, improve our health & wellbeing, regenerate our ecosystems and allow communities to thrive & that are resilient to any crisis.
We have 3 X part-time workers who are paid but are run by volunteers (currently 20 X packers & 30 X drivers)
The produce we deliver is certified organic - grown without chemical pesticides & non-genetically modified.
We aim to source our produce from local organic farmers as much as possible to support the localisation of food production rather than corporate food dependence.
We have no shareholders - created with a legal requirement & purpose is to focus on social & environmental benefit. We're a not-for-profit business - social enterprise - whose financial surplus (profit) goes back into the project so we can serve the community better & our mission can expand across other communities.
We believe in democracy at work and community ownership. We also want to cooperate & collaborate with other like-minded organisations. Co-ops also offer the decentralisation of power & control.
WHAT WE DO
Pick up your box in Bakewell or have it delivered to your home. Farmacy Co-op is next open on Thurs 23rd March - collecting your box between 11.30am & 1pm or delivery between 12.30pm and 8pm.
Offering a range of 40 - 100 additional items to add to your order. Extra organic fruit & veg, organic fruit juices, organic sourdough bread, organic staple foods (pasta, rice, oats, tins, sauces etc.) & natural / eco-friendly home essentials.
DELIVERY SERVICE CONTINUES TO EXPAND!
Please click here for more information on this service & how you can start using it.
The forthcoming dates we will be open are:
Thurs 9th Feb - SOLD OUT
Thurs 23rd Feb - SOLD OUT
Thurs 9th March - SOLD OUT
Thurs 23rd March - - limited availability
Thurs 6th April
Thurs 20th April
Thurs 4th May
Click here to buy a box of organic food by collection from the Concourse at The Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell DE45 1AH on Thurs 23rd March between 11.30pm & 1pm.
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FARMACY CO-OP, The Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell DE45 1AH (operating once every two weeks)