To be America’s neighborhood hardware and garden store focused on paint, repair, and the backyard.
1931 was a year of hard times for farmers in San José, California. Two years of drought and crop failures plus the Great Depression brought plenty of economic woe. Thirty farmers, mostly prune growers, considered buying their farm supplies as a cooperative. Each farmer put up $30 and Orchard Supply was born.
On March 1, 1931 a rented warehouse...
There are over 60 Orchard Supply Hardware locations in the US.