Become an Owner
The most important thing that anyone can do to support a co-op is join by becoming an Owner. By joining now, you are taking the first step in bringing our community-owned market to life.
Wild Onion Market is focused on 3 Core Values:
- Providing Healthy Food Access for All
- Building a Resilitant Local Food System
- Cultivating Environmental Stewardship in our store and supply chain
Becoming an owner in the Wild Onion Market Co-op costs $250 for a lifetime, household ownership share. There is no annual fee. We accept monthly payments as low as $10 over a 25 month period. Payments can be made with a credit card, debit card, or PayPal account.
If you'd like to pay by check, please provide your name, phone number, email address, and mailing address.
Please mail checks to:
Wild Onion Market Food Co-op
P. O. Box 607262
Chicago, IL 60660
The co-op maintains a Scholarship Fund, with contributions from community members who wish to provide expanded access to co-op Ownership. If you intend to apply for Scholarship, please do so here piror to making a payment on this form. A Board member will reach out once your application has been recieved.
An ownership share is $250. You may elect to purchase up to $500 in shares. Please note that additional shares do not grant any additional votes or privileges. For more information, please see our bylaws. The Wild Onion Market Co-op does not charge any processing fees, nor is there a fee for installment payments.
If you have any questions about payments or invoicing, please email [email protected].
It is your responsibility to provide Wild Onion Market Co-op with a current mailing address should the above information change.
As with any investment, your ownership share is subject to risk. If the co-op is unsuccessful, the Board of Directors will determine distribution of remaining assets. Every effort will be made to refund the paid portion of your owner equity share.