Available for Pre Sale: Exclusive Manly Food Co-Op Market Bags.

To commemorate 20 years of the Manly Food Co-Operative, we have created a beautiful jute market bag in collaboration with Freeset, a wonderful fair trade producer providing employment to women trapped in Kolkata’s sex trade.

Order your bags today and help change lives.
For a limited time, our exclusive market bag is available at an introductory price of $31.10 to members. 70% of the sale ($21.58/bag) goes directly to support women in Kolkata, India who have been given the opportunity to choose a new job and regain control of their lives as part of the Freeset initiative.

We can place an order for production once 100 bags have been ordered, so please place your order today!

MFC Market Bag pockets

Pre-order and pay for your bag by July 31 for introductory pricing and to avoid missing out!* 

Our Co-Op market bags are:

  • Made from environmentally friendly, strong jute.
  • Ethically produced.
  • Supporting hope and freedom for women trapped in a career they never chose.

MFC Market Bag 2

Standard       $34.50 incl. gst
Member      $31.10 incl. gst
Volunteer      $22.45 incl gst

Dimensions are perfect for your regular Co-Op stash: 36cm (h) x 40cm (w) x 18cm (d).

Order your bags online today or pop into the store and we can place the order for you.

Remember to place your order by July 31!
* Ordering and delivery details.
Once 100 orders have been confirmed, orders will be placed and delivery will take approximately 6-8 weeks. You will receive an email to advise that your bag/s have arrived and you can pick your order up from the Co-Op. Please bring your order details on your smart phone for pick up. We cannot place an order until a minimum order quantity of 100 bags has been received.
MFC Freeset Women
More about Freeset and the women it supports.
Freeset is located in Sonagacchi, the largest, most infamous sex district in Kolkata, India. Within a few square miles more than 10,000 women stand in line selling their bodies to thousands of men who visit daily. Many are trafficked from Bangladesh, Nepal and rural India. For others poverty has left them without options. The cries of their hungry children drive them to sell their bodies. In India, prostitution is big business and thrives on exploitation and slavery, robbing the poor of dignity and innocence. More…