Everyone is welcome at Lakewinds Food Co-op. But when you join the co-op, you become part owner of our unique, values-driven business, with over 20,000 other Owners. Your investment builds equity for the co-op, along with being a supporter of an independent, community-owned business that supports the local economy, ethical purchasing, and human cooperation. A full share in the co-op is $90, and is good for life.

When you become an Owner you help support:

  • The local economy
  • Real food made locally
  • Local producers in Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • Sustainable practices
  • Fair wages and good working conditions
  • Community programs that nurture a better, healthier world

Owners receive discounts & benefits including:

  • 5% off one shopping trip each month
  • ‘Owner-only’ deals
  • 10% Case discounts
  • A vote in the annual board elections (1 owner share = 1 vote)
  • The opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors
  • Check-writing privileges
  • Patronage dividends in profitable years
  • Member-Owner benefits at other Twin Cities co-ops
  • Pride of investing in a progressive, local, community-owned business