Member Center

As a member-owner of our cooperative grocery store, you’ve chosen to invest in a community of people, ideals, and of course, wonderful food. You don’t just shop here–you own it!

Co-ops are businesses used by the people who own them. Our Co-op has been member-owned for over 40 years, and now has more than 650 members. The Member Center is a collection of resources to help every member get the most out of their investment.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

Ownership in your community grocery store offers:

  •     5-10% off daily (depending on tier)
  •     Ability to place money-saving Special Orders
  •     Voting privileges in Co-op elections
  •     The opportunity to run for the EEFC Board of Directors*

MEMBER RIGHTS

  • Each household membership has one vote in the annual board of directors elections.
  • Co-op members have a right to privacy. We do not sell or trade membership data with outside organizations or disclose private member information to anyone outside of the East End Food Co-op.

MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Duly inform the Co-op of any changes to your membership information (phone number, address, email, household members, etc.)
  • Stay informed by attending board meetings and reading Co-op communications, including annual reports, newsletters, e-news, and board meeting minutes.
  • Participate in our Co-op’s democratic process by voting in annual Board of Director elections.
  • Serve your Co-op running in Board of Director elections.
  • Inform the general public of the nature and benefits of the cooperative model. Promote Mountain People’s Co-op within your communities.
  • Communicate your concerns and suggestions through our Customer Comment box an bi-annual member survey.

PARTICIPATING IN YOUR CO-OP

  • Shop at your Co-op!
  • Support local non-profits. Round up your total at the register.
  • Attend workshops & events.
  • Share your expertise by hosting a workshop.
  • Stay informed. Sign up for e-news.
  • Submit content to The Cooperator.
  • Shop local. Show your member card for discounts at our Community Partners.
  • Attend a board meeting or read meeting minutes.
  • Vote in board elections.
  • Run for the board.
  • Provide your feedback. Submit a comment card.
  • Invite a friend. Be an ambassador for your Co-op.
  • Work at the Co-op. Apply for employment.
  • Spread the word!