The yearly operation fee of $20 is now due. By keeping your operation fee paid up,
you will continue to have access to the monthly Member Specials, you can place
preorders at a lower mark up, you get an account with a $50 credit limit, and you get to
vote at the AGM.
Here are some good reasons to support the Co-op and shop locally:
- Keep Jobs on the Island
Shopping locally is beneficial to our island community. By shopping locally, we support
our friends and neighbours, keeping jobs on the island and allowing all of us to make a
- Support the Local Economy
Local businesses not only pay their employees, they also spend money at other local
businesses and farms. That means by buying local, you help create local jobs, and
invest in your community both socially and economically.
- Lower Your Carbon Footprint
When you shop local, you are reducing your carbon footprint and helping to cut down
on pollution. Local businesses often source their products from local manufacturers
and growers. This helps to reduce long distance logistics, fossil fuel usage, and helps
to ensure local farms and agriculture thrive.
- The Multiplier Effect
The Multiplier Effect results from the fact that locally-owned businesses recirculate a
far greater percentage of revenue within the community. In other words, spending
locally creates more local wealth and jobs..