You do not need to be a member to shop at the Co-op, but there are benefits to membership if you choose to join in the ownership of our community-owned business. We buy from nearly 300 local producers to offer the best our community has to offer. Our mission is to be good for the environment, our health, our community, and our local economy. You can read more about The Mustard Seed on this site this great article on the blog The Good Local – but be sure to come in and check us out! We are open 7 days a week, making it simple to buy local.