Manna Market Organic Food Co-Op & Food Hub
At a time when organic foods were largely unknown in the state, Robyn Jones Mitchell set out to introduce the community to the health benefits of eating organically. 

Feeding a family of 6 on organic fruits and vegetables was very expensive. I wanted to continue to eat this way but had to figure out how to do this on a budget. So, I started an Organic co-op.  With having enough folks together in a group we could afford to buy wholesale organic produce. Starting on my porch, with the help of a friend, I began a small Co-Op. The initial participants, like me, were primarily those who were recovering from a serious illness. They saw in organics the potential for renewed and sustainable health in their lives by cutting out the various pesticides, preservatives, and other contaminants routinely found in commercially grown foods.

Within one year we outgrew my porch, and moved to the New Merkle Community Center also called the Cahaba Heights Senior Citizen Center on 4405 Dolly Ridge Road, 35243.

We have now moved to Valley Christian Church: 2600 Cherokee Pl  Mountain Brook, AL 35216
We are there every other Tuesday from 1:30-3:30 P.M. We still provide drop off / pick up locations at numerous locations

Here we are, 12 years later still running our large co-op of organic fruits and vegetables. We still do this for 3 reasons:

1. The prices are so much more affordable in our large co-op

2. The food is so much fresher, it has not been stored in a warehouse.  As fast as it is picked it is brought to us.

3. We offer a large variety of organic fruits and vegetables, anything grown in the world we can purchase.  We try to buy from as many local farmers as possible.  In the winter we have to buy within the southeast.  

The MannaMarket Co-Op was started in April 2000 with just 12 families. We are now serving families all over the 4 county metro area, and will ship nationwide. We are now a USDA Food Hub and help farmers get there products to market as well as our own grown products and herbs.

Every item offered for purchase at Manna Market is guaranteed to be Organically grown or contain Organic ingredients.  A standard box order contains the freshest organic items available so you can enjoy food as God intended, as to all our boxes and Food Orders!

Contact Manna Market Organic Food Co-Op & Food Hub

4405 Dolly Ridge Rd
Birmingham, Alabama  35201


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Jefferson County, Alabama

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