Wow! We are almost at 400 Members and half way to opening The Mustard Seed Co-op – Hamilton’s first non-profit grocery store. Come join us on Sunday, March 3rd from 2:00-4:00pm at Hamilton’s Central Library. Meet many of our Co-op members and hear how our amazing volunteers have been shaping OUR Co-op since the membership launch in November! We’ll have delicious local treats, free draws, beautiful buttons, and our own Beet The System t-shirts for sale.
Something Special For Our Members
All members can pick up their hot-off-the-press membership package.
Not yet a Founding Member? – Learn More!
Thinking about becoming a member? Come learn more about cooperatives, our vision, and next steps for The Mustard Seed. Members are central to any co-op’s success; as part owners of the business, they represent the collective power of working together to achieve lasting change. The Mustard Seed Co-op needs 800 members in order to open our doors – so join now!
Support us by Investing
Beyond membership, you can also invest in The Mustard Seed Co-op. Do you have a tax return coming soon? Why not put it back into your community? Are you looking for an opportunity to “locavest” in our local food system and support our farmers? Read more about our direct loan program (with 3.5% interest over 4 years) at mustardseed.coop/investingfaq. We have over $150,000 already invested in The Mustard Seed!
Other Upcoming Events
We are at a number of upcoming events – for a full list check out our Events Calendar.
- Saturday, Feb. 23 in the morning – workshop at the True City Conference @ Philpott Memorial (note: there is a fee for this workshop)
- Saturday, Feb 23, 4:30-7:30pm – booth at the Healthy Food and Wellness Fair @ First Unitarian, 170 Dundurn St. S
- Sunday, Feb 24, 11:00am-4:00pm – booth at Seedy Sunday @ St. Peter’s HARRRP, 705 Main St E (at St. Clair)
- Wednesday, Feb. 27, 7:00-10:00pm – booth at the Food & Farming Panel Discussion – Can Hamilton Feed Itself? @ Hamilton Central Library, 55 York Blvd
Come grow with us and help us open our doors this spring!