Memberships

  • New owners will pay a one time $80
  • No annual fee
  • At this rate, we remain among the most affordable food co-ops anywhere

 

F.A.Q.

Q: How can I become a member?

A: Stop by the store to fill out an Owner/member form. Remember, the membership fee is $80 and is due at the time of becoming a member. You are also welcome to print out the form here and send it to CWFC, along with payment in full.

 

Q: Why do you keep calling me an ‘owner’ when I used to be a ‘member’?

A: Because that’s what you are! A Co-op, by definition, is a business organization owned and operated by a group of individuals for their mutual benefit. The $80 you pay to join the Co-op bought you four shares of owndership in the Co-op and a voice in how the Co-op is run. So, Thanks, Owner!

 

Q: Why should I choose to become an Owner?

A: There are a wealth of benefits to being an owner!

  • Discounted special ordering
  • Ability to request products
  • Owner specials
  • Discounted or free admission to Co-op sponsored events
  • A vote in the CWFC Board elections
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Benefit of supporting a locally-owned, independent business
  • Support for a community resource

 

Q: What can I, as an owner, do to help with the success of CWFC?

A: We are accepting owner loans and donations. We have already had over $4,000 in generous owner loans and donations and we have a goal of $10,000 total to buy some new equipment. Please consider a loan or donation if you are able.

However, just by regularly shopping at your Co-op, you are providing the most important help of all — so thanks for fitting us into your busy lives!

When it comes down to it, the success of our Co-op depends on you, the owner.

 

We can’t thank you enough for your continued loyalty and support!