Weaver Street Market's mission is a vibrant, sustainable commercial center for the community of owners and potential owners, which is
Cooperative - control and profits stay within the community
Local - maximizes local resources to meet local needs
Ecological - works in harmony with the environment
Primary - provides for basic community needs
Fair - mutually beneficial and non-exploitative
Inclusive - accessible to the whole community
Interactive - creates opportunity for community interaction
Empowering - enables fulfilling work and customer experiences
Educational - develops an informed community
And is reliant on community support - to purchase goods and services, invest in the cooperative, and participate in governance.
All of our profits are returned to owners, donated to our community, or used to strengthen the cooperative. Cooperative businesses are honest, open and fair, behave with integrity, and remain accountable for their actions.