Good Foods Co-op is at the forefront of a vibrant cooperative economy and is engaged in community partnerships to nourish:

  • An equitable and sustainable local food system,
  • Education that cultivates food citizenship, and
  • Access to healthy food for all.


Good Foods Co-op, founded in 1972 and located in Lexington, is central Kentucky’s only locally owned and operated cooperative grocery – something our 8,000+ owners are extremely proud of! We focus on local, natural, organic, non-GMO products and wholesome foods while supporting over 250 Kentucky farmers and producers. We offer fresh, local and organic produce; natural and local meats; fresh, sustainably-fished seafood; grab & go entrees; fresh sushi made with organic ingredients; gourmet cheese; olive bar; made-from-scratch baked goods; bulk dry goods, baking needs, and snacks; bulk herbs & spices; body care with ingredient lists you can feel good about; vitamins and supplements; gluten-free foods; and vegetarian/vegan products.

Our café offers a hot buffet, salad bar, deli salads, hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, organic juice bar, organic fair trade coffee, real fruit smoothies, espresso bar and made-from-scratch desserts. We are a trans-fat free kitchen and have FREE WiFi in our dining areas. Need a quiet place to work and plug in? Check out our Community Room, located behind the Coffee Bar.

Good Foods is open every day from 8 am until 10 pm. (Closed only on Christmas Day.) Monday-Friday our hot buffet is served from 8 am until 9 pm. On Saturdays and Sundays we serve brunch from 9 am until 3 pm and dinner from 3 pm until 9 pm.

Everyone is always welcome to shop and eat here; just be sure to try the Good Foods kale on the hot bar… it’s world famous!