Q: Can anyone shop at the Coop?
A: Yes. Everyone is welcome to shop at the Coop.
Q: What types of payment does the Coop accept?
A: The Coop accepts cash, personal checks with phone number, Visa, MC, Discover, Debit cards, Coop gift cards as well as EBT/SNAP.
Q: Does the Coop sell gift cards?
A: Yes, you can purchase a gift card in any amount. You can purchase a gift card over the phone or in person.
Q: Do you have to live in Springfield to join?
A: No. Our members come from Vermont, NH, and other states.
Q: How much does it cost to join?
A: All members must pay a onetime membership fee of $85.00. You may pay the membership fee in installments starting with $25, and then $10 a month until paid in full. The membership fee covers you and all household members.
Q: Does the Coop accept cents-off coupons? Food Stamps? WIC?
A: The Coop accepts manufacturers’ cents-off coupons for any product that we sell. We also accept EBT and SNAP.We are not accepting WIC at this time.
Q: What does the Coop carry? Does the Coop carry organic food?
A: The Coop carries a wide variety of products to serve a diverse population with a variety of needs. We sell an excellent selection of local products and organic and conventionally-grown fruits and vegetables, groceries, health food, vitamins, bulk items, household items, pet products, & housewares.
Q: What if the Coop does not carry the items I need?
A: If we have access through our distributor we will special order the items. If you are unable to find what you need, any staff member will be happy to help you.
Q: Do Members have to work at the Coop?
A: No. Volunteering is an option which can result in a larger discount depending on number of hours worked. If you have an interest in volunteering please see our General Manager for more details.
Q: What are the other benefits of membership?
A: We find that the Coop allows for a relaxed shopping experience, conversations with neighbors, family and friends and a deeper connection with your food source. It’s our belief that this all contributes to a healthier, happier community.