Our Mission

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Ends Statement

Because of the Swarthmore CO-OP, the people of Swarthmore and surrounding communities, including members, customers, staff, suppliers, and local businesses, will have a thriving, sustainable, cooperatively owned market that will:

  • Provide fairly priced foods and grocery products
  • Ensure a compelling shopping experience, in which our customers feel welcomed and gain a sense of community
  • Create a positive work environment staffed by engaged employees
  • Anchor the Swarthmore business district
  • Build connections with surrounding communities
  • Provide opportunities for community engagement, education, and outreach
  • Strengthen the local food system
  • Inspire confidence of members and shoppers in the CO-OP’s high levels of integrity, accountability and transparency