The Davis Food Co-op was founded in 1972 by Davis, California residents and UC Davis students. The collection includes brochures,
flyers, articles of incorporation, and materials related to cooperatives and small farms. Collection also includes a Rolodex
file of quick answers to questions about food ingredients and additives.
The Davis Food Co-op was founded in 1972 by Davis, California residents and UC Davis students. The organization began as a
grocery buying club and originally operated out of members' homes. In 1976, the first store opened on L Street and in 1978
the Co-op moved to Fifth Street. The Co-op officially incorporated as a California cooperative corporation in 1981, and in
1984 moved to its current location on G Street.
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