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Cooperatives are generally initiated to provide services to their members that are otherwise unavailable. In the case of Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op, the cooperative was formed in the early 1970s to bring whole foods to the Roanoke Valley at a time when such foods were largely inaccessible in our area.