We began in 1936, when 17 Dartmouth College professors and their spouses formed the Hanover Consumer’s Club. Annual sales reached $11,404. Today we have locations in Vermont and New Hampshire, with sales of more than $70 million.

Principles

1. Voluntary and Open Membership
2. Democratic Member Control
3. Member Economic Participation
4. Autonomy and Independence
5. Education, Training, and Information
6. Cooperation Among Cooperatives
7. Concern for Community