Keepin’ it Local Feature: Crones Cradle Conserve

[From their web site] Crones Cradle Conserve is a 756 acre ecological preserve and education center located in Marion County, thirty-five miles southeast of Gainesville, an area of increasing sprawl and development. Sustainability is the underlying theme of all the Conserve’s endeavors. The Conserve seeks to retain as much as possible the existing flora and […]


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Local Producer Map

PDF Version of Map   Map of the Local Producers for Citizens Co-op, August 2014.  

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Buy in bulk!  One of the greatest advantages of shopping at the co-op is that our bulk offerings are unmatched. From spices to quinoa to lotion, oils, and Dr. Bronner’s Soaps you can save quite a bit by filling up jars from home. Purchasing items from the  bulk section allows you to get as little […]


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Price Comparisons

The Co-op has received lots of great feedback since we opened our doors last year – shoppers have praised us for a well-designed store, our vibrant produce selection, and the abundance of locally made goods. One concern we hear quite frequently is that people feel the Co-op is too expensive. Over the past month, we […]