Membership Benefits 2020

Our Member Benefits are changing on January 1, 2020! If you have any questions not answered below, please see our New Member Benefit FAQs.


Ways to Save

Seasonal 10% Coupon – 10% off the shopping trip of your choice each season:

  • Winter: January through March
  • Spring: April through June
  • Summer: July through September
  • Fall: October through December

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!
 

Ways to Engage

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.


A Return on Your Investment

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.

 

Membership Details

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.
 

Co-op Governance

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.

Board Service – If you are interested in serving on our Board or Nominating Committee, pleasevisit our Governance page or email nominatingcommittee@centralcoop.coop.