Patrick Hancock

How long have you been cooperating?
About four years.

What do you do at the co-op?
I work in the produce department.

What brought you to the co-op?
Great products, friendly caring people with a vision to provide quality help and good service to our members and customers.

What do you like best about your job?
The challenge to provide the best products in the most thoughtful and positive way. It’s a great place to work and the people here are the best!

Tell us your co-op favorites:
Hands down: the Café’s Reuben Sandwich. Muir Glen Fire Roasted Tomatoes and Cascade Organic Ground Beef.

How has working at the co-op affected your life?
Better health – better attitude.

Tell us something we don’t know! (Tell us something about yourself others might not know):
I was a mountaineering guide in the Cascade Range for about one year. I also worked as a land inspector with the forestry department for about three years.

What do you like to do outside of work?
Hiking and camping.

Where did you grow up/where have you lived in your life?
Spent my first 25 years in dairy country in western New York state before moving to Oregon. I also lived in Mexico for about a year.