The Great Co-op Recipe Contest

Do you remember the old community cookbooks that lived in your family’s kitchen? They were the ones with dog-eared pages full of recipes submitted by people from the community. Some were easy as pie, and some were wildly elaborate, but every tried-and-true recipe was a glimpse into contributors’ traditions.

Speaking of tradition, the first Co-op cookbook was published in 1946. A local Co-op women’s guild gathered and shared recipes, and the tradition of compiling Co-op members’ recipes continued over several editions of the Co-op cookbook.

This summer, we’re excited to bring the tradition back by asking Co-op members to share their favourite family recipes for a chance to win one of four $250 CO-OP® Gift Cards.

Winning recipes will be featured on so Co-op members across Western Canada can enjoy a taste of another family’s favourite dish – and maybe find a new favourite in the process. You can see one of our past submissions on

Visit the contest entry page for full contest details and enter to win from May 16 until June 16, 2024.

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