Our East 7th and West 7th store locations have classrooms available to rent for local community groups and non-profit organizations. Each classroom can hold up to 25 people. There is no community classroom available to rent at our Selby store.
- Wireless internet
- 25 stackable, movable chairs
- 7 collapsible, movable tables
- Recycling, compost, and waste bins
- Access to a sink, towels, and reusable cups, plates, and silverware
- Ability to purchase or pre-order co-op food and drinks from our deli
Availability & Rental Fees
Classrooms are available to rent from 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. for 2-hour blocks at a time. Each 2-hour block is available to rent for a flat fee of $25. Availability of community classrooms is dependent on the co-op’s regular meeting, class, and event calendar.
Community groups and non-profits may book a date up to two months in advance. Community groups and non-profits may only rent a classroom one time per month to allow access to others. Regular weekly meetings can not be scheduled or accommodated, due to availability.
Food & Beverages
Food and drink are permitted, provided that they are purchased at Mississippi Market Co-op. Outside food and beverages are not allowed. Please view our deli catering menu to place your food and drink order. Catering orders must be placed at least two days in advance.
Please call the store location where you are renting a classroom to place your order:
West 7th: 651-690-0507
East 7th: 651-495-5602
Rules for Classroom Use
To qualify for a Community Classroom rental, community groups and non-profits must be non-discriminatory on the basis of any legally recognized category, including, but not limited to, race, creed, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or physical disability.
You may not use the classrooms:
- To advance a particular religious belief
- To sell or promote a particular product or service
- For paid classes, lectures, events, or other for-profit use
- As a political group or in support of individual candidates for political office
To Rent a Community Classroom
Step 1: Complete an online classroom request form (see links below) at least two weeks in advance of your meeting date to determine availability.
Step 2: A co-op staff member will contact you within two business days of receiving your online request to confirm if you are able to rent the room.
Step 3: After receiving confirmation from co-op staff, sign and submit a user agreement form.
Step 4: Submit a $25 payment for each 2-hour block of time you are requesting to rent.
For questions, to make payment, or to place a catering order, please call or visit the store whose room you’d like to rent.
Note: Classrooms are officially reserved only when the co-op has received your payment and signed user agreement form. We are happy to accept payment by cash or credit in-person or by credit card over the phone.