About Hardwick Farmers Co-Op

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Hardwick Farmers Co-operative Exchange, Inc.

Co-op History

Founded in 1914 by Local Farmers

Hardwick Farmers' Co-operative ExchangeThe Hardwick Farmers' Co-operative Exchange was founded in 1914 by a small group of local farmers who wanted to increase their buying power.

Originally,in the Calvin Paige building located on the Hardwick town common the Co-op grew in membership and product line as the years went by.

The Co-op moved to its current location on Route 32 (Lower Road) in 1974.

Today's Co-op

The current facility is a large 7-acre parcel, which includes three warehouses and a large retail store. While the changing demographics of the area have made the Co-op change with the times and expand its product lines to the diverse offerings it has today, the Hardwick Farmers Co-Operative Exchange remains firmly committed to meeting the needs of area farmers in terms of feed, supplies and other support programs.

All animal hobbyists, from horses to llamas and alpacas will find everything they need at the Co-op. Feed and supplies needed for almost any household pet can also be found in the co-op's large pet department. The lawn & garden and nursery departments have grown in reputation for both excellence in quality and quantity of products offered.


Hardwick Farmers Co-operative is member owned in which 1600 plus, farmers and others of this agricultural community are shareholders in the business. The store caters to these members and anyone that wishes to purchase any of our products.


Perhaps what makes the Co-op the unique treasure that it is today is its people. The Co-op has a staff of about 20 customer-focused people who are ready to help you. With an array of knowledge, expertise and personal experience on which to draw upon, the co-op staff is always ready to answer your questions and offer advice.

Please stop in and see why we have been around for all these years.

Be sure to view the: History of the Calvin Paige Agricultural Fund