IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- An Idaho Falls food co-op that sells organic and locally grown foods is asking members and shoppers to donate $20,000 to it can stay open for at least two more months.

The Post Register reports that Eagle Rock Food Cooperative manager Lisa Tobin says the store has been losing about $1,500 a month, and can no longer pay its suppliers.

Co-op Board President Shirley Rawson says $20,000 would settle the store's unpaid bills and give board members two months to establish adequate cash flow to keep the store open. Board members are hoping to have the money raised by the end of the year; they say an anonymous donor has offered to match donations if enough is given in time.

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