BEES coop. ( ‘Brussels Ecological, Economical Supermarket) is the first participative supermarket in Brussels. The aim is simple : to build a consumer-based co-operative offering quality products at affordable prices, in a way that is respectful of both producers and the environment. The goal is to create an alternative to the current mass-distribution model, through members’ active participation in the day-to-day running of the store.
The BEES coop project aims to be a friendly haven, open to all, meeting the varying needs and food choices of its members, via :
Discover the origins behind the inspiration of our project.
Can one be simultaneously owner, worker and customer? Be profitable without seeking profit?
How to make it into a citizens’ agenda, based on solidarity and sustainability?
Know more about the true laboratory of the project
BEES coop has found premises of 650 m², in Schaerbeek, ready to start work in Spring 2016. The planning permit is ongoing.