Become an Member-Owner

Great Basin Food Co Op

Everyone is welcome, anyone can join, and membership is not required to shop.

Own your grocery store! You can become a member-owner during your next visit to the co-op – it only takes a moment. Owner benefits begin immediately and just $20 will get you started on your investment towards a stronger and healthier Nevada-grown economy.

A fully vested share is $400. However, most of our owners choose to pay it in 20 annual installments of $20.

Become an Member-Owner


Ownership share paid for in 20 annual installments.


Ownership share paid for in 20 annual installments.

*The GBCFC board of directors reserves the right to increase or decrease the full equity investment and to modify owner benefits based on the needs of the business.

Member-Ownership Benefits

Quarterly Savings

Receive 10% off one purchase of your choice each quarter.

Owner's Buying Club

Receive 10% - 20% off shelf prices on bulk or case size purchases.

Owner's Patronage Dividend

Be eligible to receive surplus revenue in proportion to how much you (and all of the other active member-owners) spend at the co-op in the form of a patronage dividend.

Member-Owner Specials

Enjoy a variety of coupons and specials throughout the year.

Support Local

By becoming a co-op owner you directly support local farmers, ranchers, producers and artisans while providing the much-needed capital to foster the co-op’s growth.

You are playing an active role in growing Northern Nevada’s local food system and are helping to keep more money in the local economy, which is RAD! THANK YOU!

Our Future

Have a voice and vote on the co-op’s future. We are a democratically run organization & you can run for a seat on our Board of Directors!

Impact Our Community

Be part of an alternate economic model. Own the store where you shop. Vote with your dollars to positively impact our community.

Learn about the guiding 7 principles all true cooperatives use to put our values into practice.

Cooperative Principles


Supporting the people that produce, harvest, and prepare our food

Food Justice