At the Hive Café Solidarity Co-operative, sustainability is embedded in the core of the organization’s vision, mission, and values . This student-run co-operative addresses sustainability not only through small meaningful conscientious initiatives, but by providing an alternative food option that addresses sustainability at a systemic level. The economic and social structures that govern our world are often oppressive and non-inclusive of it’s constituents. At the Hive Café Co-op we strive to provide an alternative to these structures. The Hive Café Co-op embraces the three pillars of sustainability (social, economic and environmental) in the following ways.