Invincible City is seeking to lease or purchase farmable land in Camden, Salem, Cumberland or Atlantic counties.

Co-Op


Become a Member-Owner

 

When you join the Co-op, you become part owner of our unique, values-driven business, with other Member-Owners. Your investment builds equity for the Co-op and helps us stay on solid financial ground. A full share in the co-op is $120 annually, and is good for life. You can choose to split this up into payments of at least $10 a month.

As a Member-Owner of Invincible City’s Food Co-op you are entitled to certain benefits. First and most importantly, you benefit from the knowledge that you are a co-owner and supporter of an independent, community-owned business that supports the local economy, food equity, dignity and employment.

Additionally, you and your household have access to the following:

 

Special Promotions and Discounts

Member-Owners receive discounts and coupons, sales and event notifications, discounts for Community Room rental, quarterly newsletters, and an annual report sent to your home address or email.

Hands-On Owner Program

This program allows you to receive a discount up to 15% off your regular purchases as thanks.

Patronage Dividend

When you shop, you earn patronage points, the more you spend, the more patronage points you earn.  Your patronage points are linked with your Member-Owner number.  If the co-op makes a profit, you will receive a percentage of what you spent at the co-op as a Patronage Dividend.  Yearly, Invincible City’s Board of Directors determines how much of the co-op’s profits should be retained for the good of the co-op, and how much to distribute to shareholders.

Democratic Voice

As an Invincible City Shareholder, you can run for our Board of Directors, and vote in our annual election process. Only the primary shareholder can participate in Invincible City’s democratic process. This is the only benefit not available to your entire household.

Member-Owner Application

As a consumer owned co-op, anyone who shops at the co-op can be part owner.  Invincible City is owned cooperatively by Member-Owners. Member must currently live in an area deemed a “food desert” location.

A full Invincible City Share is $120 annually, and good for life.  Many choose to split this up into payments of $10 a month.  Contact the co-op if you’d like to find an alternative payment plan that fits your budget An Invincible City Share is active for an entire household, though each Invincible City Share is entitled to only one vote in our annual elections.

Make your initial investment below or in the store, and additional payments online at your leisure. It only takes a few minutes to get started.

Normally, folks signing up online can get their packets in the mail. But October is Co-op Month, so when you sign up to be a Member-Owner you get lots of fun prizes! You can read more about Co-op Month here. You’ll get an email when with your new Member-Owner number when your packet is ready for you. It will take a few days. If you don’t want to wait, feel free to come in and sign up in the store! If you need to get your Member-Owner packet in the mail, email: marketing_membership@invinciblecity.coop.

If you’d like to start using your Invincible City Share right away, you can always use the smartphone app, the website, or come into the store and invest at the register! Just check in with a cashier and someone will help you join the Co-op.