Be an owner at the Neighborhood Co-op

Co-op Shares are only $10 a month for ten months or a single $100 investment. There are lots of perks, plus it's fully refundable!


Couple other things you'll want to know...

  • Anyone in your household may use the account.

  • Monthly sales that are only available to owners and quarterly Owner Appreciation Weekends when owners receive 10% off their purchases all weekend!

  • Co-op Shares are fully refundable.

  • You get to join us at Owners Fest. A year-end party where you get to meet other owners, eat and have fun. Great opportunity to learn all that is going on at the Co-op too!

  • Vote or run for the board.

  • A copy of our Morsel and Annual Report is mailed directly to you.  

  • We are part of the National Cooperative Grocers Association, along with over 200 other independent stores. Find more at StrongerTogether.Coop


Owner Appreciation Weekends

One of the best perks of ownership in the Co-op! Owner Appreciation Weekends are our quarterly way of saying thanks. All owners in good standing receive 10% off their purchases (excluding consignment items). The owner is considered to be in good standing when their owner share payments are current or paid in full.

OAW 2020 Dates

  • March 7-8

  • May - Modified for COVID 19*

  • August - Modified for COVID 19*

  • November - Modified for COVID 19* 

To meet the needs of as many owners as possible, we canceled Owner Appreciation Weekends. INSTEAD, we are offering owners a 10% off coupon good toward any one transaction you choose during the month of May, August, and November! 

Bylaws Guide Our Future

Neighborhood Co-op Grocery is proud of our long-standing roots in the Southern Illinois community. We work every day to strengthen our hometown and our local economy. We are committed to doing what's right for the community and our owners in ways that are relevant to the time in which we live.

Bylaws are rules that govern our Board of Directors and guide our future. All bylaws are voted on by our ownership. They are used to shape our future. Get a copy of the Co-op's Bylaws here.

Owner Education Series

With the winter months upon us, you may be looking for a new project to keep our green thumbs active. “Growing microgreens indoors is a fun and relatively easy project to set up,” says Austin Little, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. “It also rewards the grower with fresh tasty produce in a short time period.” In this program we’ll cover the basic set up for growing micro greens at home along with some tips for a harvesting and culinary use.

Horticulture Educator, Austin Little oversees horticulture programming with the University of Illinois Extension. He is instrumental in working with the Master Gardener and Master Naturalist volunteer programs. Little is available to assist the community and answer questions on a variety horticulture related topics including home gardening, residential and commercial horticulture, small-scale fruit and vegetable production and urban agriculture, soil fertility, integrated pest management as well as landscaping.

New Board Members

Our 2020 election has successfully ended. We'd like to congratulate and welcome the following new board members:


Kristy Bender - Board Nominated Incumbent 

Lauren Bonner - Board Nominated Incumbent 

Ron Mahoney - Board Nominated 

Erika Peterson - Board Nominated

For more information about our board, please click here

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