Perkin Harvey is particular about selecting high quality groceries. If he hears about some good quality groceries, he will go and purchase them himself, even if he has to travel long distances. Everyone in the village admires his commitment to quality, but his family gets a little tired of it. Perkin is the manager of the Sylvanian Village supermarket. He always wants to provide delicious groceries to the people in the village, and will travel long distances to purchase them. His family runs the supermarket when he is away.