Benefits Overview

Benefits of Member-Ownership

Your investment signifies a commitment to supporting a community owned business in which member-owners actively participate in shaping the priorities and direction of the cooperative.  Below are the benefits of becoming a member-owner of your Co-op:

  • Ownership of your community Co-op
  • Opportunity to elect MNFC Board of Directors
  • A vote and a voice on Co-op issues
  • A share of Co-op profits in the form of a patronage dividend when the Co-op is profitable
  • Weekly members-only discounts through our Member Deals program
  • Discounts at 20 other local businesses through the Co-op Connection program
  • New member coupons
  • Member-owners age 60 or better receive 5% off purchases (excluding alcohol, by law) every Tuesday and Thursday
  • Opportunity to qualify for our needs-based Food For All program
  • Opportunity to volunteer to become a Working Member and earn additional discounts

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