East End Food Co-op is Pittsburgh’s only member-owned natural and organic food market, serving the community since 1980.  You’ll find delicious, healthy food in our store’s aisles, and a triple bottom line when it comes to our business.  As a local business, we support sustainable food, environmental responsibility, and our community.  Learn more about how co-ops promote living Stronger Together.

While our Co-op market is open to the public and membership is not required to make purchases, there are a number of membership benefits.  We encourage you to take a look around and learn more about the benefits of the cooperative business model, and how you can get involved.  At East End Food Co-op, it’s way more than just good food.  You own it!


Telephone and fax numbers:

Store: Phone:  412-242-3598     Fax: 412-244-1898
Administration: 412-242-3598  Ext. 119
Cafe: 412-242-7726
Credit  Union: 412-243-7574


General Manager: Justin Pizzella
HR Manager: Jen Girty
Grocery Manager: Maura Holliday
Member Services: Heather Hackett
Cafe Manager: Amber Pertz
Front End Manager: eric cressley
IT Manager: Erin Myers
Financial Manager: Shawn McCullough
Produce Manager: Evan Diamond

What’s New

Upcoming Co-op Events!

April 9, 2015

Wednesday, April 29th, 7:00 PM
Cookbook Club
East End Food Co-op
Café Seating Area

Do you spend hours perusing the cookbook section of your library, scrolling endlessly through food-centric Pinterest boards, and collecting recipes from friends and family? You are not alone! Connect with other local food lovers as we dive into some of our favorite cookbooks. Our Co-op welcomes gourmands and novice cooks alike to join us for the inaugural meeting of our Cookbook Club. We will brainstorm how the club should work and share homemade snacks, potluck style. Bring your ideas and a dish (along with a list of its ingredients) to share!

This event is FREE, but reservations are required. Call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, May 6th, 6:30 PM
Pollinator Gardening
Penn State Master Gardeners
Carnegie Library of Homewood

Have you heard the news? Pollinator populations are dwindling and our flower gardens and food supply are at stake. Join the Penn State Master Gardeners to learn how to create a pollinator sanctuary in your own garden. These local experts will walk you through the basics of building and maintaining a pollinator garden and can even help you get your garden officially certified!

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, May 13th, 6:30 PM
Growing Advice from a Local Farmer
Chris Brittenburg, Who Cooks For You Farm
Carnegie Library of Homewood

If you’ve ever tried turnips from Who Cooks For You Farm, then you’ll agree that grower Chris Brittenburg knows how to produce good food. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to pick up some tips and tricks from a bona fide local farmer. Chris will discuss how to deal with pests, soil fertility, and season extension. Come talk gardening with one of our Co-op’s own local suppliers!

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, May 20th, 6:30 PM
Understanding USDA Dietary Guidelines
Paula Martin, MS, RDN, LDN, Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Library of Homewood

What can the USDA Dietary Guidelines tell us about environmental health and nutrition? How do these guidelines define sustainability? Carnegie Mellon University’s Director of Health Promotions Program, Paula Martin, will answer these questions and explain how consumers can use these guidelines to promote both personal and environmental health.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, May 27th, 6:30 PM
DIY Green Cleaning Products
Rachel Breit, Naturally Clean
Carnegie Library of Homewood

It’s time for spring cleaning! This year avoid the harsh (and dangerous) toxins lurking in the many expensive commercial cleaners on the market by instead making your own. Join Rachel Breit of Naturally Clean to learn how to create safe, environmentally friendly, and effective household cleaners out of materials you probably have in your pantry right now.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!


Weekly Produce Specials!

May 20, 2014

May  20 – June 2

Organic Vidalia Onions 2 lb bag $2.00 reg: $3.49
Organic Grape Tomatoes Pint $2.50 reg: $3.99

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East End Food Co-op

7516 Meade Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208


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