Do I have to be a member to shop the Co-op?
No! Membership is not required. The Co-op is open to the public and all are welcome to shop
Who manages the Co-op?
The Co-op has an elected board that is responsible for the overall mangement of the business. We have a full time manager and small staff that attend to the daily running of the store.
What is a Co-op?
A Cooperative (known typicaly as a Co-op) is owned and democratically governed by its members, the people who use its products or services, or are employed by the business. It is a business structure that allows people to come together for a common purpose.
Do I have to renew my membership each year?
Our members have all joined by paying a one-time membership fee. No renewal fees or annual dues are charged.
Do members have to volunteer at the Co-op?
While we encourage all members to be active in the Co-op, there is not a requirement to volunteer.
How can I learn more about Co-ops?
The National Cooperative Business Association and the International Cooperative Alliance supports and promotes co-ops nationally and internationally. You can find informaiton about Co-ops here