Co-op Affordability

CAP: THE CO-OP AFFORDABILITY PROJECT

We believe everyone deserves access to healthy, high-quality foods that support a sustainable future for our planet. CAP is designed to reduce the cost barriers to healthful eating and provide practical solutions that don’t sacrifice values or budget.

Wedge and Linden Hills Co-op owners currently enrolled in WIC, SNAP, SSDI/SSI, Section 8 Housing, Refugee Cash Assistance, Medical Assistance (Medicaid), or Minnesota Care are eligible to receive a 10% everyday discount through CAP.

10% NEEDS-BASED DISCOUNT

CAP owners receive an everyday discount of 10%, applied automatically at the register at the Wedge Lyndale, Linden Hills Co-op and the Wedge Table.

In addition to the 10% everyday discount, CAP owners receive quarterly 10% coupons and other great deals as a part of our Seasonal Owner Celebrations. At the end of each fiscal year, CAP owners get 1% of their spending back in the form of a gift card.

EASY PATH TO OWNERSHIP

Shoppers can join CAP for an initial investment of just $10*.

For more details about eligibility and enrolling, please visit Customer Service.

SIGN-UP TODAY!

Visit Customer Service to enroll.  Please bring with you proof of eligibility – a letter, card or form showing that you receive the qualifying benefits. You will be asked to renew one year from enrollment.

ANNUAL CAP RENEWAL

Once a year, CAP owners will be asked to renew their ownership at the customer service desk by showing proof of their eligibility. Cashiers will remind CAP owners when they’re up for renewal.

*The remaining $70 of stock will be accrued overtime through patronage refunds. Patronage refunds occur when the co-op was profitable during the previous fiscal year and the board votes to issue a percentage of annual spend back to co-op owners. CAP owners are not eligible to receive patronage refunds until their stock is paid in full.

Questions about CAP?

Ask at Customer Service desk at our Lyndale store, call 612-871-3993 or email CAP@tccp.coop

Contact these organizations to find out if you can be enrolled in WIC, SNAP, SSDI/SSI, Section 8 Housing, Refugee Cash Assistance, Medical Assistance (Medicaid), or Minnesota Care:

Bridge To Benefits is an online screening tool to see if you are eligible for public work support programs.

Hunger Solutions Minnesota Food Helpline is a way to learn about what food-support resources are available.

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