Incorporated in 1976, La Montanita Cooperative is a community-owned organization that offers several food items. The cooperative provides beef, lamb and meat, as well as a variety of natural and organic grocery items. It provides more than 1,100 products from over 400 producers. La Montanita Cooperative also employs a staff of nearly 200 people. It offers deli items that include a range of salads, entrees and side dishes. The cooperative provides juices, muffins and scones. It offers walnut, cereals, almonds and culinary herbs. In addition, the cooperative provides delivery services for senior citizens. It offers health and beauty products, including shampoos and conditioners. La Montanita Cooperative publishes a monthly newsletter.