Everyone is welcome.

Your ownership in the Cook County Co-op allows us to support local producers, provide our employees with benefits, and donate directly to organizations working to create a healthy and sustainable community. For questions or account updates, contact us.  

Cost & Sign-up

– Sign-up must be completed in-person
– Ask for owner information at the cash register or complete this ownership application and bring it into the store

Full lifetime ownership is $120
– You may pay everything at once, or make installments of $12 at whatever pace you choose (minimum: quarterly/every 3 months)
– Benefits begin with your first payment and scholarships are available

Owner benefits

– Owner Appreciation Day: 5th of each month – free coffee and 5% off most purchases
– Wellness Wednesday: 3rd Wed. of the month – 10% off many wellness items

– Owner dividend earnings: You receive dividends when we’re profitable.
– Vote for Board of Directors: Be part of choosing our leaders

Savings for everyone*
– Bi-weekly sales: Co-op deals change approximately every two weeks with sales in every aisle
– 20% off special orders at any time (10% for meat)

Community reinvestment

– Support local producers – 20% local product sales and scholarships for producers
– Donate in our community – Share with local organizations so they can serve
– Provide fair wage jobs – 35+ jobs with health insurance, profit-sharing and retirement
– Invest in sustainable practices – From renewable energy to maintenance and packaging
– Advocate for organic – 30% organic product sales

Refunds & Cancellations

If you are moving on, just complete the termination form and send it to us via email or drop it off.

Termination of Ownership Form

Refunds are made within 90 days of a written request. You may sign a form in the store or email us. Our board of directors reviews terminations monthly.

Resources & Forms

Bylaws or other public documentation – please contact us

Financial Assistance Programs

Change of Address Form

Termination of Ownership Form

*Exclusions apply for some sales, special orders, and coupons: co-op deals, co-op basics, and manager specials.