The Guardian have done an article on local food. I was quoted for Co-operatives UK and they have highlighted a number of co-operatives inclucing Unicorn Grocery, Just Trade and True Food Co-op. Check it out here.
"Equal pay, equal say," is the slogan of this worker's co-op in south Manchester. It's your dream whole-foods shop: brightly lit, well-stocked; run by motivated, happy staff.