The Dublin Food Co-Op

Rock D2

Moderator (Wintergarden)
The Dublin Food Co-Op
http://www.dublinfoodcoop.com/

The Co-op opens each Saturday in St Andrew's Centre, 114-116 Pearse Street, Dublin 2. Opening hours are 9.30am to 4pm.

Entrance is free to members, 2 euro for visitors


* Nearly all the food we sell is organically grown
* Our other products such as cleaning materials have a low impact on the environment
* You're not supporting multinational supermarket chains, you're supporting Fair Trade
* The prices are competitive

Our Aims

To provide wholesome, nutritious food and ecologically acceptable products and services to its members, who will be the ultimate consumers (end-consumer), in accordance with the following principles:

1. deal in organically grown food which is Irish-produced where possible
2. discriminate in favor of ecologically acceptable products and not to deal in meat or meat products
3. promote the rational use of the earth's resources and in particular to promote the use of ecologically acceptable packaging
4. discriminate positively in favor of countries which uphold basic human rights, when importing wholefoods
5. supply wholefoods to its members at the wholesale or supplier cost plus the minimum margin necessary to cover the Society's operating expenses and the need for financial reserves
6. aim to make shopping a convivial, community experience
7. promote co-operation and co-operatives
8. promote consumer food co-operatives as an important means of building a locally integrated organic food economy
9. encourage the use of the Irish language in social and economic relationships and to promote Irish culture where possible

Membership

To join the Co-op fill in your details on a form available at the reception area and pay the appropriate subscription. Members who join the Help Rota get a discount. These members contribute 2 hours work running the Co-op about every 7 weeks. Members who are not on the Help Rota pay the prices shown on the Co-op's list
History

The Co-op was established in 1983 by a group of friends who were involved in a campaign to stop the Government building a Nuclear Power Station at Carnsore Point, Co. Wexford.
 

shewolf

New Member
The Natural Food Market

Hi. There is still a market in St. Andrew's on Pearse St. however there is no longer any charge or membership required ;) (see new thread).
 
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