What is the Affordable Food Program? We believe that good healthy food should be available to everyone. Eating fresh, healthy whole and organic foods should not be a right to those who can afford it. This program helps low-income member owners afford the food they deserve to eat with a 10% discount at both Co-op locations.
Prefer to avoid a daily dose of chemicals and pesticides? High quality organic food may be what you want to feed your family, however, it can often feel out of reach to those of us on a tight budget.
If you are a lower-income member owner struggling to afford the food you deserve to eat, check out the Co-op’s AFP (Affordable Food Program).
The Co-op developed AFP to help qualifying member owners offset the cost of whole, local and organic foods with a 10% discount at both Co-op locations. The premise is simple: Everyone deserves to eat healthy food, regardless of income.
Do I Qualify? Co-op member- owners participating in SNAP (food stamp benefits) are eligible to apply for the AFP discount.
AFP is a benefit of membership so you must be a member owner to participate in the program. Non-members, even spouses/partners, may not use the discount
How Do I Sign Up? Members in good standing (either paid in full or current on equity payments) can submit an application to receive a 10% discount for a period of six months with the option to renew as long as they still qualify. Co-op membership is $20 per person/annually until $300 is reached.
The discount is valid in both stores and is tied to your membership—you don’t carry a special card or show anything to your cashier after you’ve signed up.
Renewing is as easy as signing up. Simply stop by the register, show your qualifying card to a customer service clerk and ask for the AFP form. Sorry, no retroactive discounts on purchases made if the discount expires.