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 consumer 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 sit-down 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.

August News

People's will Close at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 28th for an All Staff Retreat.

Next Board Meeting
Monday, August 18, 6 p.m.


  • Outreach & Education Committee
    Chair, Andi Briceno
    Meeting: August 11, 5:30 p.m.
  • Planning Committee
    Chair, Stephanie Mood
    Meeting: August 11, 6:30 p.m.
  • Finance Committee
    Chair, Chet Nelson
    Meeting: August 11, 7 p.m.

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

Community Action Alert
Vote for Mel Lions as Cox Conserves Heroes Volunteer of the Year!
Mel Lions, founder and managing director of San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project and the Wild Willow Farm and Education Center, is one of three finalists in the 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Created in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, the program recognizes local environmental volunteers and donates $15,000 to local nonprofits on their behalf. Mel's success in winning means that Wild Willow Farm would receive 100% of this award! Online voting runs through Wednesday, August 6th, 2014. Visit, look for Mel's photo and click on the Vote button!



We accept
Beacon Award