Working to Build Community and Bring Good Food to Bushwick
 

Everyone welcome!

Access is a key tenet of our Co-op, so we offer several ways for our community members to access healthy, local & organic products for themselves and their families. Below are brief introductions to the programs we offer. Consider becoming an owner of our wonderful and growing Co-op!

 

non-OWNER shopping

Unlike other co-ops, non-owners are welcome to shop at our store. Non-owners pay an 83% mark-up, compared to just 30% for Co-op owners. While we encourage everyone who shops with us to become an owner, non-owner sales are a generous way to support the endeavors of the Co-op.

OWNERSHIP SHOPPING BENEFITS

As an owner of the Co-op, you will be able to access our products at a low 30% wholesale mark-up. In exchange, an equity investment in the Co-op + work hours each month grants you access to all of the Co-op's products including special orders. Financial assistance is available, please read below. 

financial assistance

We accept EBT / SNAP in store for purchases whether you're an owner or not. In addition, owners who can provide proof of government assistance may request a reduced equity investment for ownership. See Ownership Manual for more on this.

 
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Own it!

Your first step in becoming an owner is to come to an Owner Orientation. It only takes about an hour, and is a perfect opportunity to ask any and all questions you may have. From there, you will learn about our ownership policies, how the Co-op works, and how to sign up for work shifts or a committee. Once you've attended an orientation, signed an Ownership Agreement, and enrolled in an equity investment payment plan, you can begin shopping at owner prices.

 

Orientation

Orientations are held at the Co-op:
Bushwick Food Cooperative
2 Porter Avenue, Suite 107 (The Loom). View our
calendar for upcoming orientation dates. Please sign up for an orientation in advance using the link above.
 

EQUITY INVESTMENT

You can pay your equity investment or enroll in a monthly payment plan at your Orientation. Reduced equity investments are available for qualifying owners. For more information on equity, please see the Ownership Manual.

OWNER work

Our Co-op runs on owner work. Everyone who joins invests time to maintain & further the mission of providing affordable local & sustainable foods to our community. For more information on owner work requirements, please see the Ownership Manual.