Become A Co-op Member-Owner

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Our future depends on your support!

Rather than being owned by a corporation, family, or individual, grocery co-ops are owned and managed by the community members who shop there. When you become a member-owner, you gain the right to weigh in on how the co-op is run, and when the coop thrives financially, you benefit, too.

In short, by becoming a Member-Owner today, you can join ECFC’s movement to:

When we open, Member-Owners will benefit from:

Ready to learn more about becoming a member-owner?

Please join us on Monday, November 28, 4pm-6pm, to learn more about our newly proposed affordable membership opportunities!  In the meantime (before existing Member-Owners vote on proposed membership cost changes) we invite those of you who are moved to invest in the coop to explore our original options below.  Please note: every Member-Owner has an equal vote, regardless of investment-level. 

Pledging Member-Owner

Pay in monthly installments

• Pay over time
• Voting rights upon completion

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Full EquityMember-Owner

$200 (most popular)

• Full membership
• Full voting rights

Choose This Level

Supporting Member-Owner


• Full membership
• $300 gift of support

Choose This Level

If you wish to pay by check, please click here.

Membership is subject to our bylaws the Electric City Food Cooperative, Inc. is not a charitable 501(c)(3) organization; therefore, equity payments are not tax-deductible.