Address: 414 Kearney St., Port Townsend WA 98368 / (360) 385-2883
About Us / The Food Co-op History: The Food Co-op in Port Townsend, Wash. has a long standing commitment tolocal farmers and local businesses, buying locally when available. The FoodCo-op is also dedicated to being a stable business and employer in thecommunity, offering affordable organic foods to everyone each and everyday.We opened in 1972 staffed by volunteers, and in the early years, deliverieswere difficult because members went to Seattle to pick up freight. Sincethen, the co-op has grown and expanded to meet the needs of the community.In 2001, we moved to where we are now located. This led to a big growthspurt that included expanding the kitchen and deli, juice bar, memberservices desk and adding more check stands. In 2005 members voted in favorof purchasing our building. Our Product Selection Guidelines are anextension of our mission and values. These product guidelines are offeredto provide a framework in which The Food Co-op ideals of good nutrition,respect for the environment, fostering of local production, workplacedemocracy, and co-operative member ownership will be translated into theselection of goods for the store. In addition to organic groceries andfrozen foods, at the co-op you’ll find that our produce departmentfeatures local and organic produce all year-round. Our deli offers a superbselection of foods prepared daily from scratch using mostly organicingredients. Our meat department features seafood, poultry and meat thatfree of added growth hormones, antibiotics, and nitrates. We stock a goodassortment of organic and specialty cheeses, beer and wine. The wellnessand health and body care department promotes household and personal careproducts that are environmentally sound and that use no animal testing. Wealso stock fair trade merchandise and locally made artisan and handcraftedproducts. There’s plenty of seating inside the deli or outside in ourcourtyard (weather permitting), where our gardening magician has made abeautiful space for you to meet and gather with friends, or just sit andread a book. We look forward to your visit.