We just moved to Phoenix last year and I have been desperately looking for a food coop in the area to no avail. I've learned that there was a coop in Tempe many years ago, but it went under after it was moved to a new location.
Does anybody know why there is not a natural food coop in Phoenix? Is someone pursuing the idea of establishing a new coop or reviving the old one? Is there even any interest in having a reliable coop, where consumers can buy local products? The local farmers markets are definitely wonderful, but there are huge advantages to having a food coop as well. I would really appreciate your feedback.