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|About||Opening a cooperative grocery store in 19125 Philadelphia - Supporting our local economy and healthy neighborhood living - Join the Co-op!! Details @www.kcfc.coop. Follow us on twitter @kcfoodcoop|
To open a member-owned cooperative grocery store in the Kensington area that will provide healthy, quality food, products and services to its members and the community.
1. We are committed to acting cooperatively. We encourage each member to contribute to and participate in all activities we undertake as a cooperative. We support other co-ops and cooperative efforts, and educate our members and our community about consumer issues and the cooperative movement. We follow and promote the International Cooperative Principles:
• Voluntary and Open Membership
• Democratic Member Control
• Member Economic Participation
• Autonomy and Independence
• Education, Training and Information
• Co-operation among Co-operatives
• Concern for Community
2. We are committed to the environment. We work to sustain a healthy planet, promote environmentally sound products and practices, encourage and support local and organic farming, and try to act with environmental consciousness in all our endeavors.
3. We are committed to our community. We work to build lasting interdependent relationships, embrace diversity, provide accessibility, and generously give back to our community. We support local businesses, wholesalers, community groups and institutions in ways that strengthen our community and benefit our members.
-Membership and Outreach
-Planning and Finance
THANK YOU'S go to the following for their support:
-- Weaver's Way Co-op
--The Philadelphia Brewing Company
--Keystone Development Center
--The New Kensington CDC
--Emerald Street Urban Farm
--The East Kensington Neighbors Association
AND... all our food loving members