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.


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