EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO SHOP AT THE CO-OP, HOWEVER, THERE ARE MANY BENEFITS TO BECOMING A MEMBER-OWNER! 

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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.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

OWN where you shop and invest in your community

VOTE on the board of directors and participate in Co-op governance

SAVE:

  • 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, info@gardinerfood.coop for more information.

View the share purchase agreement here.

View Co-op Bylaws here