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Davis Food Co-op Records
D-594  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
0.8 linear feet
Restrictions
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.