Eating food is both a simple, nourishing act and a profoundly political one.
At the Co-op we care deeply about providing our community with whole and healthy foods… and we know that we also have a responsibility to use our voice to protect the land and people that grow and make this good food for us.
Our mission empowers us to advocate for a healthier, more sustainable community and planet. It is important to be acting both locally and globally toward fulfilling this mission.
On a local level, we engage, support and promote incredible regional initiatives like:
We also support and promote provincial and federal organisations like:
And we share work with our friends to the south on food issues with national groups like:
Here are some of the issues we champion day in, day out:
- Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)
- Food Security
- Local Agriculture
- Co-operation in all it’s glory
- Community Economic Development