CPMC’s core values are:
Diversity: Welcome and serve businesses, residents, and visitors with diverse lived experiences and perspectives.
Opportunity: Create the conditions for thriving, independent, and diverse local businesses that offer good jobs in the community.
Authenticity: Preserve the unique historic characteristics that make West Side Market a cherished institution.
Food access and education: Improve the community’s access to and knowledge about high-quality, interesting, creative, affordable, and healthy food.
Sustainability: Center environmental impact in decision-making.
Community engagement: Promote diverse and representative leadership that values input by stakeholders.
Community building: Create spaces and programs that build community connections.
Fiscal responsibility: Make sound financial decisions to achieve self-sufficient operations.
Professionalism: Operate to the highest standards of integrity, creativity, and competence.