Become a Co-op Owner

An Owner share costs $70 and is fully refundable.
Payment plans available • Receive a free welcome bag!

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Benefits of Ownership at First Alternative

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Get 10% off your purchases one day per month (excluding sale items).

Dollars and Cents


Owners may receive a patronage dividend in years the Co-op is profitable. The more you spend, the more you earn!

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Invest in a locally-owned business that supports local farmers and producers, fair trade practices, sustainability, and community.

Ballot saying "Your Voice, Vote"


Each Owner has an equal voice. Vote for or serve on our Board of Directors and vote for annual donation recipients.

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Enjoy access to Co-op Community events for Owners and build a sense of community.

Frequently Asked Questions