The purpose of Oryana is to provide high quality food produced in ecologically sound ways at fair value to member-owners and the community. Oryana members and staff are committed to enhancing their community through the practice of cooperative economics and education about the relationship of food to health.
Economy: Because of Oryana, our community has a vibrant cooperative business whose success stimulates cooperative activity.
Localism: Because of Oryana, our community has an accessible and healthy marketplace for goods produced locally that have a positive environmental and social impact.
Wellness: Because of Oryana, our community has direct access to solutions that contribute to health and wellness.
Education: Because of Oryana, our community has opportunities to learn about cooperative economics and the interconnectivity between healthful foods, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility.
Community: Because of Oryana, ecologically regenerative and socially just community development efforts are nourished and supported.
Model Workplace: Because of Oryana, our community has a model workplace which demonstrates a professional culture of mutual support and open communications, which is based on the balance of personal and organizational needs.