Food with local roots Willmar Community-Owned Grocery will be a full-service grocery. As a cooperative, COG focuses on local foods for a vibrant economy and sustainable community.


Latest News

08 April


COG Signs Lease, Announces Member Campaign

Willmar Community-Owned Grocery Signs Lease, Announces Member Campaign The Willmar Community-Owned Grocery (COG), which has grown steadily since officially incorporating in 2010, announced on Tues., April 8 that it has signed a lease on 3,000 square feet of retail space at 1600 Hwy 12 SE in Willmar and hopes to open and operate a full-service […]

07 April


Come Cheer For The COG’s Site Announcement

It’s not a secret anymore! Come and cheer as we announce the site of the Willmar Community-Owned Grocery! The day we’ve all been waiting for is almost here! The Willmar Community-Owned Grocery (COG) will publicly announce the location of its store at 1 p.m., Tues., April 8 at 1600 Hwy 12 SE in Willmar. Member-owners […]

26 March


COG Seeks General Manager

The Community Owned Grocery (COG) is located in Willmar MN, a beautiful rural area in central Minnesota with over 360 lakes, more than 20 miles of paved nature trails and a variety of local artisans, galleries, and antique shops. The co-op has been an ongoing effort since 2012. We currently have 550 member-owners, and we […]