How to Join
Since 1974, Wheatsfield has been cooperatively owned by individuals in the community. The cost of a member share has been the same price since the inception of the “share investment plan” in the mid 1980s!
- Membership is a one-time, fully refundable, purchase of $100.
- You can pay all at once or make $10 payments for 10 months.
1. Member-Owner Appreciation Discounts
Three times a year – March, September and December – member-owners save 5-15% off regularly priced items in one shopping trip depending on how much you spend.
2. Opportunity to Vote on Important Co-op Issues and in the Board of Directors Election
As a member-owner, you are represented by fellow member-owners who serve on the Board of Directors and oversee the direction of the Co-op. Each year you have the opportunity to run for the Board if you choose and vote in contested elections. From time-to-time other voting opportunities will arise.
3. New Member Deals When You Join
Once you join you will receive a sheet of high value coupons only for new member-owners. You will also receive a reusable co-op bag filled with a few other goodies. Welcome to the Co-op!
4. Bi-weekly Member-Owner Extras
Additional extra sales just for member-owners!
5. Patronage Dividends During Profitable Years at the Discretion of the Board of Directors
Money back for shopping? During profitable years, at the discretion of the Board of Directors, you will receive some of the stores profits back to you in the form of a patronage dividend.
6. 10% Discount on Preordered Cases
Preorder your favorite items by the case and save 10% off the shelf price on regular priced items. You can even order online!
7. Discounts on Advertising in the Co-op E-News
Own a local business or trying to sell something? Advertise with us in the Weekly E-news and reach 6,500+ community members. We offer reduced rates to member-owners and businesses owned by our member-owners.
8. 15% off During Special Sale Days
About once a month we host special sale days, like the Local Food Sale in July (where all of our local products are on sale), or the ever-popular Bulk Sale held twice a year (where 400+ bulk items are on sale). As a member you save 15% on these promoted items not already on sale, non-members save 5%.
9. Wellness Whenever Discounts
Member-Owners save 15% on regularly priced supplements and body care on the day of their choice four times a year. Use your Wellness Whenever coupon once per quarter. Quarter 1 (January & February), Quarter 2 (April & May), Quarter 3 (July & August), Quarter 4 (October & November)
10. Discounts on Classes
As a member-owner you receive a discounted rate on co-op classes.