• Membership Benefits

    THE VALUE OF MEMBERSHIP STARTS HERE! What Is A CO-OP? There are many definitions and types of cooperatives. Unlike traditional commercial enterprises, co-ops are owned and run by co-op members—the very people who make such co-ops possible. The “currency” of a co-op is its united collective membership. Basically a co-op is a business owned and… [Continue Reading]

    Membership Benefits
  • CO-OP History

    Born in Eau Claire— Eau Claire Farmer-Labor Cooperative Association was founded in 1935 when 67 visionaries joined together to buy a train car load of coal to heat their Wisconsin homes. The next year the co-op changed its name to Consumers Cooperative Association of Eau Claire and acquired a two-pump gasoline station on Wisconsin Street in… [Continue Reading]

    CO-OP History