San Diego's Best In Organic Produce
& Customer Service

Everyone can shop, Anyone can join!

Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market is a member-owned vegetarian food co-op that has been serving the community since 1972. Originally a worker's collective, the cooperative has grown to include 6,000 feet of retail space and more than 13,500 member/owners. The Co-op offers an extensive selection of organic produce, grocery, dairy, and bulk foods and herbs, as well as vitamins and homeopathics, cruelty-free bodycare, and aromatherapy products. Enjoy a full service award winning deli featuring a delicious selection of home-style vegetarian and vegan entrees, salads, sandwiches, freshly prepared baked goods, desserts, and more! At People's, San Diego's only customer-owned grocery store, we specialize in products that are organic, wholesome, minimally processed, vegetarian and environmentally safe.

January News
Next Board Meeting
Monday, January 23, 6 p.m.
  • Outreach & Education Committee
    Chair, Andi Briceno
    Meeting: January 9, 5:30 p.m.
  • Planning Committee
    Chair, Stephanie Mood
    Meeting: January 9, 6:30 p.m.
  • Finance Committee
    Chair, Steve Myrick
    Meeting: January 9, 7 p.m.

Meetings are held in the Co-op's Community Room

People's Co-op Owner Wellness Day
Tuesday, January 17th
All People's Co-op Owners receive 10% off purchases* in the following Depts.: Vitamins, Bulk Herbs & Body Care. *excludes no further discount items.

General Manager Wanted
Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market seeks an experienced and innovative leader for the position of General Manager. Interested in applying? Please download our General Manager Application Packet and submit with a cover letter and resume.

Winter Hat & Jacket Drive
If you've purchased new warm essentials this year, please consider donating your older hats and jackets to those without. Scarves, gloves and lightweight sleeping bags are most welcome too! People's will have a collection box at the front of the Co-op all month and will be distributing all donations to those in need during January. Children's sizes welcome, too. Thank you!

People's Announces Co-op Scholarship
In an effort to reach out to the local community and to assist students in furthering their education, Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market, a California food cooperative, is sponsoring two $1,000 scholarships for all eligible college-bound high school seniors. With these scholarships, Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market is reaching out to extend knowledge and appreciation of the cooperative business model in order to effect change. We believe the co-op business model fosters thriving communities and we wish to encourage young people to seek alternatives to "business as usual" and actively engage in their communities at the local level. To access the application, please click on the Board of Directors link from the menu on the left, then click on either the Word document under 2017 Scholarship. The application period runs until March 1, 2017.


We accept
Beacon Award