Becoming a Community Market Owner
By becoming an owner of The Community Market, you are investing in your community and helping to sustain family farms, small artisan businesses and the local economy. Learn more about how that works here.
Your one-time investment/purchase of an ownership share in The Community Market goes to support our co-op business. We care about the community and are working to soon provide our Owners and Shoppers with a vast selection of locally-produced, organic, and all-natural products in Southern Wake County and the surrounding areas.
As an Owner of The Community Market, you will:
- Receive special in-store offers and discounts that may include coupons.
- Receive patronage rebates/dividend once the store is profitable.
- Receive informative newsletters.
- Be eligible to vote for the Executive Board of Directors as well as to run for a seat on the Board.
- Be invited to participate in events, workshops and classes offered by the Co-op at no or reduced cost.
- Be investing in and supporting our local community and helping keep our local economy strong by promoting local shopping, local products and by providing jobs paying fair wages.
- Be helping to support family farms, fair trade practices, nutritional education, regional artisan foods, organic foods, local employment, healthy food access and sustainability.
Whether joining as an individual or a household, you can become an Owner for a one-time investment of $150 – and there are no additional annual fees…
So we invite you to join today; it could just be the best investment you’ll ever make!
It’s easy to become a Co-op Owner by selecting one of the following investment options: the full investment or our subscription (“layaway”) options of either 3 or 6 month payments. Simply click the PayPal button of your choice below.
(NOTE: You do not have to have a Paypal account to process your Ownership. Just look below the paypal log-in boxes where it says “pay with a debit or credit card.”)
For the one-time full investment of $150:
If you have any additional questions about the subscription option, visit this FAQ page on paypal.
For other forms of payments:
You can also chose to purchase your ownership share by personal check or money order – in full or through the option of 3 or 6 months payments. Simply print, complete and mail the New Owner Share Form and the payment to: The Community Market, P.O. Box 565, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
An ownership share in The Community Market makes a GREAT gift for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, or any occasion. Give your family, friends, co-workers and neighbors the gift of “Healthy Living” that keeps on giving!!
Gift certificates can be purchased in one of three ways:
#1 Purchase on-line via Paypal.
NOTE: You do not have to have a paypal account for your purchase; however your recipient *will* be required to have (or open) a paypal account in order to be able to redeem the gift. However, there is no cost to open an account and it’s quick and easy to do.
For detailed instructions on how to redeem a gift certificate towards Ownership, open this document that walks you through the steps.
#2 Pay by personal check.
Decide on the amount you would like to give – full ownership investment or partial gift. Then, print and complete a Gift Certificate Order Form Mail the order form and payment to us at: The Community Market, P.O. Box 565, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526.
Once we receive and process your gift order, we will contact you and, per your request, send the certificate to your recipient or directly to you.
#3 Purchase using a credit card via an emailed invoice.
This option will allow you to pay by credit card without requiring your recipient to have a paypal account to redeem it. Contact us with your request and amount you would like to gift. We will send you an invoice via email that will have a link to pay on-line. Once payment is received, we will send a gift certificate to your recipient or directly to you. When your recipient is ready to redeem the certificate, he/she will need to contact us to process their ownership transaction.
Thank you for your gift and support!
It’s like giving two gifts for the price of one!