Ownership

Anyone can shop at the Swarthmore CO-OP, and everyone is welcome to join. Becoming an owner of a cooperative means, among other things, that you are making an investment in the CO-OP, essentially becoming one of the owners of the business. Your investment in the CO-OP is used as capital, assisting with store operations and improvements. With multiple payment options available, becoming an owner is easy.

What You Give

Support the Local Economy

  • Local Farmers – Subsidizing farmers and their operations
  • Employment – Providing jobs for over 40 people
  • Contribution – Playing an important role in your local food system
  • Stimulus – Supporting local products and businesses

Support the Local Community

  • Social Outreach – Participation in monthly Sunday Suppers for the community’s food insecure
  • Awareness – Environmental consciousness of pesticide-free agriculture
  • Encouragement – Giving local farmers your vote of support
  • Opportunity – A welcoming marketplace to forge new acquaintances and associations
  • Education – Informing others about healthy choices in producing, buying and preparing food
What You Get

One-time Payment

$300 one time
  • 1 payment

Monthly

$15 per Month
  • 20 payments

Quarterly

$50 per Quarter
  • 6 payments

Semi-Annual

$75 semi-annually
  • 4 payments