First Alternative was founded in 1970 by a group of concerned citizens and Oregon State University students. They were committed to offering education for people who wanted to adopt healthier lifestyles, and to provide the community with a source of high quality, nutritious foods at the lowest possible prices.
We continue to strive to be a cooperative model, providing natural and organic food in community-oriented stores!
Palm can be grown for good, bringing benefits to:
Together, we can influence change for: