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1620 Fort Riley Blvd, Suite 101
Manhattan, KS 66502


People's Grocery Cooperative Exchange is a member-owned food store in Manhattan, Kansas specializing in local, organic, natural and allergen-free food options. Our knowledgable and caring staff is dedicated to a sustainable lifestyle, especially as we continue to grow. We offer a wide variety of bulk products, organic and local produce and meats, an extensive supplement and herb selection, a natural grocery department with a focus on small and sustainable companies and deli where everything is homemade. Stop by and grab the most sustainable sandwich and town and check out our selection. You will not be disappointed! 


Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month to discuss the general business of the Cooperative with the General Manager.


The board votes on all decisions and is elected by the general body of the cooperative at each annual meeting to represent them at meetings throughout the year. 

While the meetings are called "Board of Directors Meetings," they are open to all Co-Op members.

Meeting Minutes are available upon request of the board. You can request a copy by emailing

Board positions are to be held for at least one year. If you are interested in learning more about the board, please contact our board president.

Board Contacts

President | Elias Martinson

Vice President | John Exdell

Director | Christina Hauck

Director | Cathy Welser