Patchwork Alliance Ownership

Become a Stakeholder in your Food System

Whether you grow, eat, or make a living from food, you are a stakeholder.  In solidarity, let's make something new.
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Core Owner Services

Provide a Platform for Food systems Change

Profit Sharing -- discounts, perks & profit distributions


Cooperative governance

Open Books
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Ownership Shares

1 Lifetime Ownership Stake = $200

Pay with a payment plan:

$5.56/month for 36 months

$10/month for 20 months

$100/year for 2 years

$67/year for 3 years

You can cancel your payment plan anytime

Note to Owners -- to start shopping you will need to register in the online market website (after purchasing ownership here). 

Consumer Services

  • Education & Facilitation towards the creation of strong Neighborhood Food Hubs & Buyers Pools  

  • Food Access Fund

  • Free Admission to Patchwork Events

You do not need to be an Owner to Shop.  Register to Shop

Producer Services

  • Education & Facilitation towards the creation of strong Aggregation Networks and Sellers' Pools.

  • Free Admission to Patchwork Events
  • Producer Profile in the Online Market
  • Access to Vendor Space at Patchwork Popups​ and other Events
  • Free Admission to Patchwork Events

You don't need to be an Owner to sell. Producers also pay a commission on sales.

Learn more about Selling

Worker Benefits

  • Power over worker conditions

  • Fair Share of income

  • Open Bookeeping

  • Horizontal decision-making

  • Direct relationship with Producers and Consumers

  • Free Admission to Patchwork Events

Participate as a Consumer

  • Shop from our Producers

  • Join the Quilting Club roundtables

  • Self Organize on the Neighborhood level 

  • Create Buying Pools and do collective crop planning with our Producers

  • Participate in dialogue with Producers to understand and affect local food access issues 

Participate as a Producer 

  • Sell through Patchwork

  • Self Organize with Producers of like product lines & geographical proximity

    • Aggregation Networks​

    • Sellers Pools

  • Offer fair prices to your consumers

  • Participate in dialogue with Consumers to understand and affect local food access issues 

  • Join the Quilting Club roundtables

Producers can sell in the market without becoming an owner.

Participate as a Worker

  • Aggregation, Packing, Distribution, Marketing, Admin, and Payment Processing

  • Join the Quilting Club roundtables

  • Develop the cooperative through education & facilitation to form 

    • Aggregation Networks​

    • Collective Crop Planning processes

    • Multi-vendor Storefronts 

    • Neighborhood Food Hubs