Become An Owner

Owners are the heart and soul of Durham Central Market. When you become an owner of Durham Central Market you become part of a cooperative organization which puts its values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity into practice. Durham Central Market offers two options for ownership. An individual ownership is available for a one-time fee of $100, with the option of adding an additional shopper to the ownership for a non-refundable fee of $40. DCM also offers a business ownership for $250. This options allows the business to assign up to 25 employees to shop at the store using that Business Share number. To join, please complete and submit your owner application online here. If you prefer, you can print the ownership form (individual membership form or business ownership form), and send it, along with your payment, to Durham Central Market, P.O. Box 25216, Durham, NC 27702. Either way, once we receive your application, you will soon receive your Ownership Packet in the mail. And *Thanks* for joining us!!!

2010 Annual Meeting

Join Online!

You can now become a Durham Central Market Owner via the website. We offer individual ownerships and business ownerships. Become an owner today by filling out the online DCM Ownership form and pay using a secure Paypal connection, and thanks!! If you would prefer, you can also fill out and print the individual ownership form (pdf) or business ownership form (pdf) and mail it in. Follow the instructions on the form.

Contact Us

Durham Central Market
P.O. Box 25216
Durham, NC 27702-5216

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The Owner Investment Campaign is ongoing, offering our owners the opportunity to invest in the co-op. Details on your options for investing are available here.
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Upcoming Events

April 12 & 26  - Durham Farmers Market

May 10 & 24 - Durham Farmers Market

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