The Sioux Falls Food Co+op exists

So that there will be a vibrant community that:

          • Has access to sustainable, healthy and fairly traded goods and services
          • Champions the cooperative business model
          • Is better educated about food and social responsibility
          • Supports and strengthens the local economy
          • Enjoys a higher quality of life

7 co-op principals

shared amongst co-ops around the world

          • Voluntary and open membership
          • Democratic member control
          • Member economic participation
          • Autonomy and independence
          • Education, training and information
          • Cooperation among cooperatives
          • Concern for community