Our Member Benefits are changing on January 1, 2020! If you have any questions not answered below, please see our New Member Benefit FAQs.
Seasonal 10% Coupon – 10% off the shopping trip of your choice each season:
Wellness Wednesdays – 10% off supplements and bodycare every Wednesday
Bulk 15 – 15% off Bulk the 15th of every month (Bulk 15 has been temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak)
Weekly Owner Coupon – Every Wednesday, there’s a new coupon for the week highlighting amazing products from around the store
Case Discount – Save 10% when you preorder a case. Members can combine the case discount with their seasonal coupon!
Run for the Nominating Committee: Be active in recruiting new Board Members and help shape the future of the Co-op.
Run for the Board of Trustees: Represent your fellow owners and take part in the Co-op's long-term planning.
Vote in Co-op elections: Elect board members, nominating committee members, and more.
Attend our member-only events, including classes, movie nights and more.
Patronage Dividends – In years that the co-op is profitable, members can receive a dividend back based on the amount they have spent at the co-op.
Equity Investment – All members invest $100 equity into Central Co-op; this can be paid all at once or in 10 monthly instalments.
Equity Refunds – Any member can request a refund of their equity at any point in time, for any reason.
Member of Record – There can only be a single individual as the member of record that holds the rights to the membership. Members can identify additional household members that are allowed to shop on their account.
Transferability – Membership is non-transferable.
Communication Authorization – Members permit Central Co-op to contact them regarding important Co-op matters such as our Annual Elections and Patronage Dividends. Please use our forms online or in-store to keep your contact information up to date and let us know your contact preferences.
Voter eligibility – You are eligible to vote in Central Co-op elections if you are the member of record, are current in your equity payments and have shopped at the co-op in the last year.
Board meetings – Are open to all members in good standing. Meeting dates and times are posted on our calendars online, in-store, and in our newsletters.