First Alternative Co-op is dedicated to offering high quality natural foods at affordable prices. Part of meeting this mission is offering a wide range of discount programs, sales and savings to our customers. Here are just a few of the ways you may be eligible to reduce the size of your grocery bill without compromising the quality of the food you feed yourself and your family.
First Alternative Co-op offers a 5% discount card to families that qualify. Families eligible for this discount are those with an income at or below the federal poverty guidelines. Apply at the Customer Service desk at either store location.
Save money by becoming a Co-op Owner
One Owner share costs $70 with the option to invest up to $300
Owners are entitled to a once-per-month 10% discount
This discount can pay for the cost of the share quite quickly
Pay your share in installments: $20 down and $10/month for 5 months
Low income Owners may pay $10 down and $5/month for 12 months
All Owner shares are fully refundable at any time for any reason
Take 10% off* when you special order a case! Case sizes vary so check with Customer Service to learn more. *Case discount does not apply to sale items, and may not be used in conjunction with Owner Sale Day Discount
Student Produce Tuesdays
Every Tuesday, students with a valid ID from an Oregon College can present their ID at the register and receive 15% off all the fresh produce they purchase.
First Alternative offers an incentive card to encourage you to walk, bicycle, take the bus. Spend $10 or more and get a punch on your card. Once you have 15 punches, redeem it for $5 off your grocery bill.