Serving Denver with food and energy assistance programs, SNAP benefits and more.

MY FOOD BOX

Fresh produce and food from local farmers, growers, and chefs.

FARMERS MARKET

Year-round indoor farmers market open five days a week.

SIGN UP FOR SNAP

Enroll with us to help feed your family. (Food stamps program)

DID YOU KNOW

Information to help you.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Useful sites and contacts.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME HERE

Welcome to The Co-op at 1st. A place that is good for mind and body. A place full of possibility and opportunity. Local everything from Colorado farmers and growers, chefs and artisans. A commercial kitchen. Office space with shared resources. A place to shop. To eat and to drink. A place to enjoy coffee with a friend. A place to enjoy events and be part of community. A place to literally call your own.

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SERVICES

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Free breakfast and lunch to children 18 and under.
This program runs through September 28, 2021.

ENERGY BILL ASSISTANCE

We can help you keep the lights on in your home thanks to a great program through Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC).

SNAP

(Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Help feed your family.

DOUBLE BUCKS

Double Up matches your purchases dollar for dollar up to $20 a day that can be used on fruit and vegetables.

EVENTS

  • Jovial Gardening

    April 24, 2021  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    The Co-op at 1st / Co-op Family Market, 5045 W 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80219, USA

    Every Saturday (except Holiday weeekends), Jovial Concepts turns portions of lawns into organic, edible gardens. We are always looking for families, coworkers, and friends to come garden with us! We will teach you everything you need to know about gardening in Colorado, no experience necissary and all ages welcome. We can take groups as large as 50 people!

    For more information about volunteering please email [email protected]

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  • Earth Day Fiesta

    April 25, 2021  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    The Co-op at 1st / Co-op Family Market, 5045 W 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80219, USA

    Come and Join Us ON 4/25/21 from 1PM to 4PM. We will be holding our yearly Earth Day Event!
    Get excited because we sure are! We will be having a Tamale Cook-Off this year and we want to invite the community to come out and join the fun.
    Know a chef that enjoys making tamales? Sign up here!
    https://forms.gle/CcUB7h8xqUzoMVj87
    There will be 3 Grand Prize Winners!
    Expect lots of food, drinks, music and fun!
    • Tamale Cook-Off (YOU CAN BE A
    JUDGE!)
    • Mariachi Band
    • Compost Class and More!

    Ven y disfruta de esta evento con nosotros el 4/25/21 de las 1PM a 4PM.
    ¡Celebraremos nuestro evento anual del Día de la Tierra!
    Tendremos un Tamale Cook-Off este año y queremos invitar a la comunidad a salir y unirse a la diversión.
    ¿Conoces a un chef al que le gusta hacer tamales? ¡Registrese Aqui!
    https://forms.gle/CcUB7h8xqUzoMVj87
    ¡Habrá 3 ganadores de grandes premios!
    ¡Espera mucha comida, bebidas, música y diversión!
    • Tamale Cook-Off (USTED PUEDE
    SER UN JUEZ!)
    • Banda de mariachis
    • Clase de compost y más!

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Latest News

December Updates

The Co-Op at 1st and Jovial Concepts recognizes that 2020 has been rough for so many of our community members, volunteers, employees, and many others across the world. However, we are so happy that through...

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