Mission & Values

Please visit our “what is a co-op” page to learn more about the values and principles of co-ops. This information is provided by the International Co-op Alliance, who are considered leaders in the co-op arena.

Tacoma Food Co-op

Our goal is to have a successful and lively store known for providing an exceptional shopping experience and for benefiting our community. We invite you to become a member-owner.

The member-owners of the Tacoma Food Co-op recognized the need for an affordable urban natural foods grocery that would provide local, organic, and natural foods, as well as a community around those foods. We envision our store becoming the nucleus of a much larger circle of relationships that will directly impact the local food supply and the health and well-being of the greater Tacoma community.

Our co-op provides educational opportunities and access to healthy foods, and it serves as a source of support for individuals and local businesses that practice sustainable, environmentally sound management.