EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO SHOP AT THE CO-OP, HOWEVER, THERE ARE MANY BENEFITS TO BECOMING A MEMBER-OWNER!
WHY BECOME A MEMBER?
Co-ops are unique because they provide a welcoming place for EVERYONE to shop where your dollars stay in the community. In exchange, membership support provides the co-op a sustainable platform to operate throughout the year.
OWN where you shop and invest in your community
VOTE on the board of directors and participate in Co-op governance
Member Monday 5% discount every week
15% case discount on special orders
Member-exclusive monthly specials
Patronage dividends in surplus years
BELONG to a group that is diverse in membership while aligned in values.
BECOMING A MEMBER-OWNER OF THE CO-OP IS QUICK AND EASY!
Fill out the Member-Owner Application
Pay the initial investment of $100 or your first quarterly payment
Your Co-op benefits begin immediately!
There is a $15 annual equity payment. The Gardiner Food Co-op does not have a working member requirement. Low-income and scholarship options may be available, please contact us in the store or by e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.