The SHARE Cooperative at the Harvest Market is a cooperative owned and democratically controlled by its members.
By joining the cooperative, you show you promote the values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy,
equality, equity, and solidarity.
Benefits of a Member-Owner:
Provides access to a full-service grocery store which features locally grown and locally sourced fresh food at a
Enjoy discounts with monthly member-owner specials.
Your one-vote-per-Member-Owner gives you a governing voice for the future direction of the store; which includes the election
of the Board of Directors.
A patronage distributed to Member-Owners based upon the store’s subsequent profitability.
An opportunity to connect with like-minded people and be a part of something special in your community.
As a Member-Owner, you help guide the cooperative’s future:
All members have equal voting rights
Participate in election of a Board of Directors
The right to run for a place on the Board of Directors
Participate in cooperative decisions through annual meetings
We offer three types of membership (What kind of Member-Owner would you like to be?)
1. Individual Member-Owner
$100 member-owner one-time investment
2. Full Plates Member-Owner (Exclusive to Senior citizens [65+], College/University Students, and SNAP Recipients)
$75 member-owner one-time investment
*A Payment Option may be available
** Anyone who has special needs as determined by the Board of Directors may be eligible
3. Corporate Member-Owner
$250 business member-owner one-time investment
Ten (10) member cards available for this membership
*Only one member-owner vote per corporate membership
The SHARE Cooperative at The Harvest Market is a start-up business that requires Member-Owner equity to cover opening expenses.
Your one-time investment provides the needed Member-Owner equity.
Member equity investments will be fully refundable if the SHARE Food Co-op does not proceed to the implementation stage.