Who We Are

We're your  neighbours! We are a thriving group of Southern Albertans from all walks of life who believe that wholesome, ethically produced food is something to which everybody should access.

Vision: To foster a community that nourishes itself while maintaining a shared desire for health, well-being and a sustainable world.

Mission: To enhance quality of life by providing access to affordable, healthy food in an environment shaped by sustainable living practices that reflect our values.

1. Quality Merchandise - provide quality food and goods
2. Community Advocacy - create opportunities for active involvement in the community
3. Sustainability - promote sustainable production and fair trade of food and goods
4. Local Production - promote and facilitate the distribution of locally produced foods and goods
5. Education - help our community learn more about growing, choosing, preparing and using natural foods
6. Cooperation - follow cooperative principles put forth by the International Cooperative Alliance

The Seven Principles of Cooperatives
1. Voluntary and Open Membership
2. Democratic Member Control
3. Member Economic Participation
4. Autonomy and Independence
5. Education, Training and Information
6. Cooperation among Cooperatives
7. Concern for Community

Board of Directors:
President - Dave Carlson
Vice President/purchasing coordinator - Trent Moranz
Treasurer - Chris Chambers
Secretary - Jenny Burke
Director - Annelies Van Oers
Director - Jessica Glombick
Director - James Moore

Jana MacKenzie,
Jun 3, 2011, 11:11 PM