Kearsarge Cooperative Grocer
(or Concord Food Co-op of New London)
In June of 2009, we officially opened Kearsarge Cooperative Grocer, a Lake Sunapee-area sister store of the Co-op. A smaller version of the Concord store, our New London location shares the same commitment to providing high quality natural and organic goods, supporting local farms and businesses, and promoting sustainability.
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
52 Newport Road
New London, NH 03257
New London Store Manager: Shane Smith
Shane was born and raised in Concord, New Hampshire, and he graduated from Concord Christian School in 1988. He had attended California State University, Fullerton where he studied Anthropology until 1994. Shane went on to work as a counselor for at-risk teens in Orange County, California, and then he continued counseling in Concord, New Hampshire. Shane has worked at the Concord Food Co-op in numerous positions since 1999, including our long-time bulk buyer, growers liaison and perimeter manager, and now holds the position of Store Manager in New London.
The Best Natural & Organic Products
The New London store offers seasonal local produce from Muster Field Farm in Sutton, and from other local vendors whenever possible. In addition, fresh deliveries of organic fruits and veggies are received several times throughout the week. The selection varies from season to season. The Co-op strives to support our local farmers and provide quality produce to our local community. As an example, you can even find your favorite Micro Mama’s fermented veggies at the New London store!
Perusing the grocery aisles, you’ll find a large variety of natural, organic, non-GMO, and allergy-sensitive goods. You can stock your cart with soups and canned goods; sauces, dressings, and oils; nuts, cookies, and chips (and of course salsa); baking items, ready-to-cook meals, sodas and juices, and much more from quality brands like Field Day, Woodstock, Annie’s, and Spectrum .
The meat and dairy aisles feature your favorites from Applegate Natural & Organic Meats, Misty Knolls Farms, milk from Huckins Farms, Earth Balance spreads, Organic Valley cheeses, and numerous dairy-free alternatives. Don’t forget to pick up fresh, local eggs while you’re in!
A Wide Array of Specialty Products
At Kearsarge Cooperative Grocer, you can find a delectable selection of local brews and sustainably crafted wines.
The New London store boasts an impressive selection of Health & Beauty products, one of the store’s crowning gems as you first enter the building.
At the heart of the store is the department that started it all – bulk items! The bulk section in New London hosts a wide variety of bulk grains, beans, and nuts, organic spices from Frontier Co-op, and prepackaged bulk items (such as dried fruits, banana chips, and pretzel snacks) in convenient sizes.
No Café? No problem!
At the New London Store you can also find a selection of delicious prepared meals for speedy lunch to take home or to work. Several times throughout the week the Concord Food Co-op Deli delivers fresh select sandwiches, wraps, soups, and prepared salads (and purchases of these items earn stamps for our Co-op Owners through the Café Club Card! CLICK HERE for more info on this and other benefits for Owners). So the next time you need a lunch or dinner on the go, check out the Kearsarge Cooperative Grocer!
Ownership of the Co-op
You don’t have to be an Owner to shop the Co-op, but becoming an Owner has its perks! By becoming an Owner of the Co-op, you save 5% on your purchase (you pick the day) each month. You also get a discount on your birthday, entry into a monthly raffle for a $100 Co-op gift card, access to the Co-op Buying Club, voting privileges, invitations to our Annual Member Celebration and Garden Party, and more! It costs $100 to become an Owner, and can be paid in full or in four quarterly installments of $25. This is a lifetime membership so there are no annual fees or dues! Signing up is easy, and can be done online or the next time you shop the Co-op. To learn more about Ownership Benefits and to sign up online today click here!