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Lexington Co-op Ribbon Cutting

After six years of planning, 334 feet of shelving, 5,000 sq.’ of floor space, 3000 member-owners and 63 staff members, we have our beautiful new home!
You’re invited to our official Ribbon Cutting ceremony September 8th at 11:00am complete with a store tour and refreshments prepared here at “Lexi’s Kitchen” our new prepared foods department.
All weekend we’ll be celebrating with specials in all our departments, tastings, raffles and events like Cheese and Wine Tasting, September 9th at 5pm; Cookie Decorating September 10th at 10:30, Story telling Saturday afternoon and other surprises in store! All are Welcome!

The Lexington Cooperative Market was formed in 1971 by 35 members who wanted access to whole foods at reasonable prices. It has evolved over the past 33 years from an entirely member run organization to a fully functioning store with paid staff and over 3000 Member-Owners. Countless customers from the neighborhood and surrounding communities shop at the Lexington Co-op for fresh produce, organic groceries and now freshly prepared take home foods. Member-owners can take pride in a $20 billion Natural Foods Industry that they have pioneered with their dedication, hard work and cooperation!
Over the last 6 years, the Co-op has doubled in size to become one of the busiest stores in the country in terms of sales per square foot. For the last few years the Board, the Staff and the Member-Owners of the Co-op have been working on an expansion project that has tripled our retail space and will pave the way for future growth of the Cooperative community in Buffalo. This is truely an exciting time to be involved in the Lexington Co-op.
Located at 807 Elmwood Ave at Lancaster, the Lexington Cooperative Market is open to everyone to shop and to join! Hours are 8:00am to 10:00pm daily!
Joann Tomasulo
Member & Marketing Manager

Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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