About us

The City Foods Mission

The City Foods mission is to serve the nutritional, social, and economic needs of our members and community by providing a market for local, fair-trade, sustainable, independent, and healthful goods and services in a friendly, cooperative environment.

What is a Co-op?

A cooperative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.

What are principles of cooperatives?

City Foods subscribes to the following cooperative principles:

Voluntary and Open Membership
Democratic Member Control
Member Economic Participation
Autonomy and Independence
Education, Information and Training
Cooperation Among Cooperatives
Concern for Community