Posts tagged mountain view market
Welcome Our New Kitchen Manager!

We’re thrilled to announce that we have a new Kitchen manager: Lisa Acker! I sat down with Lisa to talk about her experiences in the kitchen, and what she has planned for the future.

Lisa started at the Co+op in early May. She has more than eleven years of experience in management at a big box retail store, but her cooking experience comes mostly from her own kitchen. “I love experimenting with food,” she says. “I love doing it at home, and now I have so many more people to experiment on!”

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Five Fab Facts about Co+ops

We think co-ops are fabulous. Cooperation is, after all, a word that implies people working together towards the same end, mutually benefiting one another and the larger community. Both economically beneficial and socially responsible, these community-minded businesses make the world a better place—and that’s a beautiful thing. Here are five fab reasons to celebrate co-ops: 

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40 Years! Co-op Anniversary Series: Employees

This year marks the 40 year anniversary of our local Co-op. What once began as the Organ Mountain Cooperative, has since changed it's name and image, but not it's message. There are many reasons why this organization has stayed true to it’s bottom line values, and this blog series will touch on those individuals.

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Member-Owner Spotlight: Sarah Smith

I had the pleasure to sit down with Sarah Smith and her two lovely children last week, to discuss the incredible journey through her dietary evolution. Sarah and her husband began a shift in their dietary thinking a number of years ago. It began when they realized that their "conventional lifestyle" wasn't serving their overall well being. 

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Employee Profile: Anna & Mariana

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. 

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Employee Profile: Sierra & Nagisa

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!

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The History of Mountain View Market Co-op

In 1975 on the NMSU campus, a group of health-conscious students decided to pool their resources and create a buying club so they could purchase whole foods at bulk prices.  Together, they could order enough to make it worthwhile for the nearby Tucson Co-operative Warehouse to send a truck over to Las Cruces. They determined what items they would like and ordered in bulk quantities and case lots, then divided them accordingly. 

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