Our mission is to serve our members and community by providing high quality, natural foods, local art and other basic goods with a focus on local and organic products. Our buying policies incorporate wholesome nutrition, respect for the environment, and support of sustainable, local agriculture and production. We are committed to educating our members and the community on nutrition, sustainable living, and other issues that foster informed choices. We shall endeavor to pay our staff livable wages and provide a vibrant place to work. Our members shall be offered diverse products priced as low as possible within the context of our values and principles, and provided a pleasant and enriching place to shop. Members are encouraged to participate in the democratic process of operating a thriving enterprise. We dedicate ourselves to socially responsible, sustainable practices that benefit the individual, the community and the planet.