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Why Do People Support Our Co-Op?

Co-ops are a place where everyone is welcome. An inclusive, community-focused environment! They are owned by people in the community. People like you. People that want to support their local farmers and make their community an even better place!


...it supports local farmers.”

— Chad & Anne Wingler


“I love my co-op because I love supporting local farms.”

— The Kaden Family


“...because Fuquay is our home and we want to make it better.”

— The Johnson Family

Do I have to become an owner to get involved?

No! In fact, we encourage you to learn what the co-op is all about before making the decision to become an owner. And even then, you don't have to become an owner. Non-owners can still shop at the co-op, attend our events, and more. But only owners can vote for and serve on the board. (And there will be other owner-only benefits as well!)

What does becoming an owner entail? Why should I become an owner?

We're glad you asked! Being an owner is just what it sounds like -- you will literally own a piece of the store! As for why you would want to... read on to learn more!

Why Become an Owner Now?

Those who become owners during our early development phases are integral.  Without you, we will never open our community-owned food co-op (which would be truly unthinkable!).


Our owners play a crucial role in defining our future.

  • elect our Board of Directors
  • be eligible to serve as Board members
  • set the future direction for The Community Market Co-op

    Becoming an owner is easy and affordable.

    And being an owner can be a fun, rewarding experience!

    Best of all, you’ll feel good sharing in the bounty of a business that will be locally owned forever; a business with integrity that supports the local community and at the same time builds connections with our local growers!

  • What our Owners love about their co-op...


    “...Low prices comparable to grocery store chains + Natural food products = Good for us and good for our community.”

    — The Brem Family


    “I love my co-op because supporting small business makes sense.”

    — Anna Campbell


    “...it allows the choice of local foods that support the people who work the land and raise the animals that contribute to the healthy environment of Fuquay-Varina.”

    — Candace Barringer

    We already have more than 500 owners! But we still need more. If you're passionate about good, healthy food, supporting local farmers, and building our community, then you're just who we are looking for!

    Become an owner right now with a single payment or one of our flexible options:

    (clicking one of the Buy Now links below will redirect you to PayPal)

    One Payment

    $ 150
    • When you purchase a Full Ownership share in the co-op, you will be able to immediately enjoy all of the amazing benefits.

      Benefits are outlined on this page.

    3 Payments

    $ 50 / Month
    • Enjoy all of the same great benefits of your full ownership after completing three installments of $50 per month.

    6 Payments

    $ 25 / Month
    • Enjoy all of the same great benefits of your full ownership after completing six installments of $25 per month.

    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

    Not ready to become an owner? We still need your help!