Employee Spotlight: Katherine & John

We take care of our employees, who in turn, take such great care of you! At MVM, we believe in supporting our staff to enable them to live fuller, enriched lives. Our first priority is to pay our staff livable wages, which stimulates our economy and provides a higher quality of life. We believe there are many perks to being a Co-op employee, and aim to keep our staff happy and healthy! We offer paid time off, rewards for biking to work, a free monthly beverage & massage, as well as professional development in various store departments. This is one of the ways that we will show our LOVE for our hard-working and highly appreciated employees: By getting to know them!

Name: K-a-t-h-e-r-i-n-e

How long have you been employed here: 2 days

Favorite thing about being a Co-op employee? I like that I get to meet people in the Las Cruces community. The Co+op is a hub of our community

Before you were hired, what was appealing about working here? I like being around healthy food, especially vegan food. Food brings people together!

Favorite Co-op product/item? Treeline Nut Cheeses

What is your food personality? Vegan Junk Food

Fun Fact: I am training for my very first half-marathon.


Name: Joe! (...It's actually John)

How long have you been employed here? A month or so

Favorite thing about being a Co-op employee? belonging to an organization that I believe plays a vital role to the health and well being of our community.

Favorite department? Either produce or bulk grocery

Before you were hired, what was appealing about working here? The way the organization is structured, the triple bottom line ethos.

Favorite Co-op product/item? Broccoli or our coffee!

What is your food personality? Gluten is my power animal!!!

Fun Fact: I recorded an E.P. at Sun Studios in Memphis, TN.