Fiddleheads Food Cooperative is a full service grocery store specializing in local, organic and natural products. Open to all, Fiddleheads is New London’s only downtown grocery store. We’re owned by over 3,000 households throughout southeastern Connecticut working together to create a locally focused, sustainable and health-driven food system. Come in for products from over 90 local Connecticut farms and businesses offering everything from Brussels sprouts to beer. Open daily, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Co-op?
A Co-op (short for Cooperative) is a term for a business structure that is collectively owned by and accountable to its members. “One owner, one share, one vote” is the organizing principle of all co-ops. Fiddleheads Co-op is guided by a Board of Directors elected by our Ownership. The Board of Directors oversees the General Manager who then regulates the day-to-day running of the store.
Do I need to be a member to shop at Fiddleheads?
No. Everyone is welcome to shop at the co-op.
Who can be an Owner?
Ownership is available to anyone interested in joining the Co-op. Ownership is voluntary, it begins with filling out an application and contributing the first equity payment. At any time owners have the right to terminate their ownership by submitting a request for an equity refund and forfeiting ownership privileges.
13 Broad Street, New London CT 06320 • (860) 701-9123