Join Our Community
While everyone is welcome to shop, by becoming part owner of Basics Cooperative you are supporting a local, community-owned business...and you're rewarded for putting your money where your values are.
Basics welcomed local co-op owner #5000 in spring 2016. We couldn't be more excited for you to join us too!
Active Co-op Owner Benefits:
Receive 5% off regular-priced items every day
Vote for Board of Directors, Wooden Nickel nonprofits, changes to our Bylaws, important co-op issues
Run for Board of Directors
Become eligible for referral bonuses
Receive case discounts on regular-priced items
Benefit from Co-op reciprocity — many other co-ops offer benefits when you show your Basics Co-op Owner card
Share in the store's profit through patronage refunds — If the Board declares patronage dividends, you will receive a portion of the Co-op’s profits based on the amount you shopped at Basics that year
Enjoy weekly, monthly, and quarterly specials exclusive to owners (click here for "More Ways to Save" handout)
How to Join
Become a lifetime Owner of Basics Cooperative for $150*. Start today for just $30!
After the $150 is paid, plus any service fees, you are FULLY VESTED, and there are no more payments, but all the savings continue forever!
Stop by the Customer Service desk any time to become an Owner! Or, Download the Basics Ownership Form to complete and mail to us, along with your $150 lifetime investment or first $30 installment.