Become an Owner

We now have over 2,200 Owners!  Thanks to all the Owners who are helping make the vision a reality! Anyone can become an Owner at Chatham Marketplace.

DOWNLOAD  an ownership application

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Each Owner holds an equal share in an important Local business. Our Owners have made it possible for Chatham Marketplace to:

  • Return more than 25% of our expenses to the Local economy
  • Provide 30 local jobs
  • Provide more than $11 million worth of goods to the community
  • Provide a retail space for local farmers and artisans to sell their goods.

Give Chatham Marketplace Ownership as a gift!

Chatham Marketplace Ownership Shares make great gifts for the holidays, birthdays, anniversaries or anytime! Download an ownership application, complete with the gift recipient’s information and send in with a check or credit card payment. Your friend, neighbor, colleague or family member will be thrilled! They will be welcomed to Chatham Marketplace and informed who gifted them a share. If you have any questions, please contact Miki at 919-542-2643 or at miki@chathammarketplace.coop.

The Benefits of Ownership

Of course, anyone can shop at Chatham Marketplace, but by becoming an owner you are entitled to:

  • Opportunity to vote and/or run for the Board of Directors
  • Right to attend monthly Board meetings
  • Quarterly coupon book
  • 10% Discount on pre-ordered cases
  • Scheduled deliveries to our home-bound Owners
  • A signature Chatham Marketplace gift for each adult Owner
  • A Patronage Dividend in profitable years based on store purchases

Each Ownership share is entitled to ONE vote in the election of the Board of Directors and/or other votes which require the Ownership to participate.

Payment Options

The cost of One Ownership share is $100
You can pay it in one lump sum, or pay in installments.

If you choose to pay in installments:

  • $25 quarterly
  • You have a full year to pay!
  • Benefits begin with your 1st payment

Need Assistance Purchasing Your Ownership Share?

In an effort to help our shoppers afford the benefits of being a co-op owner, we have established the Melissa Frey Family Ownership Fund, in the name of our founding board president. We will offer 3 cost-share grants per year, making an Ownership in Chatham Marketplace only $30 (normally $100). DOWNLOAD the Melissa Frey Ownership Application.

Open Every day – Everyone welcome!

Store hours
Monday - Saturday  7 AM - 8 PM
Sunday  8 AM -  7 PM

Deli hours
Monday - Saturday  7 AM - 7 PM
Sunday   8 AM - 6 PM

Hot Bar
Monday-Saturday 11 AM - 3 PM

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Chatham Marketplace is a co-operative business owned entirely by members of the community – more than 2,200 households. Learn more, join us....

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