Get your drink on!

We love the holidays! Maybe it's because we get to spend quality time with our friends and families...or maybe it's because we get to enjoy deliciously hot homemade holiday mixers all winter long! Check out these delicious drink recipes created by yours truly! 'Tis the season for warmth and good cheer!

Enjoy these Weekly Specials!

We hand-pick fresh deals weekly to promote some of our favorite products and items! These products are deeply discounted for a week-long period to give you a chance to try some of our fresh favorites and staff picks!

Co-op Kitchen Desserts

Did you know you can place special orders from our Co-op Kitchen Ordering Guide? Do you need a fresh baked carrot cake or a special cheese platter for your next party? Our Co-op Kitchen is here to help!

Fresh, local, and organic food from your Community Market!

We carry over 700 bulk products so you can buy as little or AS MUCH as you like!
We have dozens of local and organic products hand-delivered directly from local producers each week! GET TO KNOW YOUR FARMER!
We always have a good sale going on and love promoting new products on sale each week! Have a look at our SALE PUBLICATIONS!

Who we are, what we do!

Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

We are a community of food lovers with diverse personalities and unique interests! Get to know us on a first name basis!
Sustainability Practices

Sustainability Practices

First Alternative is a leader in the community when it comes to doing business while being mindful of the environment. Learn about a few examples of how we do our part to preserve the earth!
Co-op Recipe Library

Co-op Recipe Library

We are always adding new and seasonal recipes to our recipe catalog! If you're looking for a new Gluten Free recipe or want to discover a new favorite appetizer, head over to our extensive recipe catalog!


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3dec5:00 pm- 7:00 pmSouth Co-op Wine Tasting - Territorial Vineyards
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