The Common Market seeks out other individuals and businesses in our community who share our values to partner with. The Community Partner Program connects owners with local farms, businesses, and organizations that share the following values: (1) supporting local businesses and the economy; (2) choosing sustainable practices; (3) charity and education; and (4) promoting health and wellness.
Our Community Partners hold similar ideals of: (1) choosing environmentally sustainable business practices; (2) supporting local agriculture and small business markets; (3) engaging in outreach in the community to educate and spread like-ideals of health, environmental sustainability, and community well-being; and (4) are local entities that share a vision of community support and networking and an enthusiasm to promote and develop a thriving local business community.
If you know a business that fits this description that you think would like to partner with us, please contact us at OwnerServices@commonmarket.coop or 301-663-3416. If you are a business and would like to become a Community Partner, please complete our Community Partners application.
USDA Certified Organic Personal Care Products
Owners receive a 10% discount off one purchase at their 100 E. Patrick Street store in February, June, and October.
Why we stand by Terressentials:
Terressentials is deeply committed to expanding access to USDA certified organic personal care products. Health, environmental sustainability, organic education, and community well-being are the cornerstones of their business. They have dedicated the last 27 years to locally creating and crafting small-batch, certified organic personal care products that sustain the health of our bodies and minds and help to heal our environment. Terressentials also offers a unique collection handmade and fair trade gifts, housewares, accessories, and treats that support artisans in the USA and around the world.
Providing clean, easy, and accessible food waste recycling Services
Owners receive 15% off their weekly curbside pickup service.
Why we stand by Key City Compost:
Key City Compost has a strong belief that thriving communities rely on high quality food and stewardship for our planet. Key City composting services provide a local solution to a global problem that sits at the intersection of recycling, waste management, and agriculture.
Providing secure data sanitization & electronics recycling
Owners can securely recycle small electronics (laptops, hard drives, cell phones, and tablets) in the e-End bin located in our exit vestibule.
Why we stand by e-End:
e-End strictly adheres to internationally recognized Responsible Recycling (R2) standards to reduce electronic waste and to preserve natural resources. As a conscientious and mission-driven business, e-End also strives to exceed the EPA’s Standards for solid waste file recycling and to adhere to a zero-landfill policy for e-waste.
Knife, scissor, and garden Tool sharpening
Owners receive a $1.00 off each regular sharpening of knife, scissors, or gardening tool.
(This discount extends to events as well)
Why we stand by Rod’s Sharpening Service:
Rod’s Knife Sharpening Service extends the life of your knives, scissors, and gardening tools, providing a local solution to preventing dull knives from ending up in our landfills.
Owners receive 10% off any activity of their choice for groups of 1-9. Offer excludes zip line, high ropes, camping, and cabins. No double discounts.
**Owners only code** Use promo code COMMON10 at checkout online or by phone. Discount may be used by reservation only.
Why we stand by River & Trail Outfitters:
River & Trail Outfitters is a local company who strives for sustainability while getting people outside. They are only a short drive from Frederick and share the value of environmental stewardship with the Common Market. They have partnered with several local wineries and breweries to help promote our area and local businesses. They are also teaming up with the Sweet Farm to combine paddling and fermented food making. Their goal is to share their passion and their staff’s passion with as many people as possible and to show people the beauty of our area so that they will understand the importance of their footprint.
Providing a communal, welcoming work space
Owners receive 10% off first two months of membership & 10% off every meeting room reservation.
Why we stand by Cowork Frederick:
Cowork Frederick embodies our values of community, collaboration, cooperation, and local, small business support. Cowork Frederick believes that sharing helps make everyone stronger. This organization also believes in support of local enterprises, even down to the office art being from local artists. One of the elements of Cowork Frederick is that sharing resources can also reduce waste and excess.
Handmade, recycled, fair trade, and USA-made clothing, jewelry & gifts
Owners receive 25% off one clothing item of the customer’s choice per visit.
Why we stand by Pearl Clothing:
Their mission is to sell quality items from socially responsible companies while providing personal service to their customers in a cheerful, friendly atmosphere. Their slogan is “Comfortable Clothes for Beautiful Souls.”
Clinical nutrition and chiropractic services
Owners receive 50% off initial nutritional evaluation (full price: $210).
Why we stand by Advanced Chiropractic & Nutritional Healing Center:
Advanced Chiropractic approaches diseases and outward symptoms as a trail to finding the root cause. They emphasize alternative healthcare and informing patients to enable them to be truly and wholly healthy. Advanced Chiropractic aligns with the Common Market’s values in its holistic view of health that incorporates nutrition as integral to a person’s overall well-being.
Integrative Clinical Nutritionist (MS, CNS, LDN)
Owners receive 10% off initial consultation package.
Why we stand by Encompass Integrative Wellness:
This practice approaches healing through good, quality food; only when necessary does it also incorporate supplements into the process. Many of the people she works with have lost sight of the power of food and its ability to heal the body on a cellular level. The integrative component of her practice looks at the connection of mind, body, and spirit and how deficiencies in these areas impact overall health.
Healthcare, chiropractic services, and drugless health solutions
Owners receive $200 off New Patient Visit and 10% discount on care.
Why we stand by Mid Atlantic:
The Common Market and Mid Atlantic Chiropractic share the goal of a healthier community, including finding natural solutions to any health issues that arise.
Chiropractic services, physical therapy, massage therapy, and nutrition & weight loss counseling
Owners receive complementary first-day consultation, examination, and x-rays, and second-day posture scan.
Why we stand by McLaughlin Chiropractic:
McLaughlin takes a holistic approach to health, looking at all facets to promote general and overall well-being. McLaughlin also offers discounted or complementary services to charitable organizations, helping to foster health throughout the Frederick community.
Holistic Health Services
Owners receive a 10% discount on all services. (To receive the discount, setup your booking via phone or email.)
Why we stand by OakHeart Healing:
OakHeart Healing is founded on the principle of “Service Rooted in Compassion.” Their goal is to provide exceptional, personal, client-oriented care while creating an atmosphere of safety that is trauma informed and healing focused. They pride themselves on their ability to work with people from all walks of life and to meet them wherever they are in their journey to aid in their personal growth and overall well-being.
Massage and Reflexology
Owners receive a free 30 minute massage, face toning massage with honey, or reflexology session for first time clients.
Why we stand by Kneaded Therapy:
Kneaded Therapy strives to encounter each client with an open mind and heart and display a professional presence while maintaining clients’ concerns in a safe manner. Kneaded Therapy’s goal is to assist each client to achieve the highest quality of well-being possible.
Healthcare, chiropractic services, and drugless health solutions
Owners receive 50% off their first day services (includes full medical history, chiropractic exam, neurological exam, and reflex exam).
Why we stand by Healing Touch Chiropractic:
Healing Touch Chiropractic is about helping the community through education and empowerment and showing that there are natural alternatives to drugs and surgery to get a person to wellness.
Homeopathic medicine manufacturer
Owners receive 10% off any kit orders of their choice and free shipping! (Includes the 30c Kit, 200c Kit, or Top 100 Remedy Kit)
**Owners only code** Use promo code CMOWNER10 at checkout online.
Why we stand by Washington Homeopathic Products:
Washington Homeopathic Products is a local family-run homeopathic company that has been in business since 1873. They work with local farms to source the materials they need for the manufacture of their tinctures in making homeopathic medicine.
Fermented & pickled food producer, featuring sauerkraut, pickled vegetables, and fermented sodas.
Owners receive a 10% discount at Sweet Farm Events and Markets. (This discount may not be combined with other discounts or offers.)
Check out our Community Calendar for Event and Market dates for Sweet Farm.
Why we stand by The Sweet Farm:
The Sweet Farm is a local business that focuses on organic foods and fermented products for maximum health benefits. Each product is made with care and with an eye towards nourishing customers and providing delicious food all at once.
Animal sitting, walking, and boarding
Owners receive 50% off Cat Enrichment Consultations (usually $30/hour).
Why we stand by Cat Lady of Frederick:
Cat Lady of Frederick fosters familial relationships with cats, dogs, and other companion animals. The business is environmentally focused in terms of organizing efficiency in its travels to reduce emissions, and its staff support animals by maintaining plant-based diets. Cat Lady of Frederick gives back to the community via charitable donations and treats pets with the utmost respect and care.
Dog Day Care, Boarding, Grooming, and Training
Owners receive 10% discount on first purchase and 5% discount on future purchases.
Why we stand by K9 Camp:
K9 Camp is a crate-free facility. They share the same passion for dogs that their clients do and give the animals in their care the same love and attention they get at home. K9 Camp offers a variety of services, all focused on maintaining each dog’s best interest and overall health. K9 Camp wants to be involved in the community and promote things that will help people be better dog parents and raise good canine citizens. K9 Camp uses waste reducing and energy conservation practices.
Education, grades K-12
Owners are waived the $75 application fee.
Why we stand by Friends Meeting School:
Friends Meeting School seeks to enrich and fortify the mind, spirit, and body of its students and community members. The school provides emphasis in understanding our food’s sources, especially by incorporating environmental classes, farming, and gardening into its curriculum. This school is a non-profit that seeks to provide education, to grow in an understanding of health, and to build a sense of self-sufficiency among its students. Friends Meeting School also has at its heart environmental awareness, values in-line with the cooperative movement, and a farm-to-table appreciation of the local food system.
Owners receive 10% off all regular yoga and Pilates mat classes.
Why we stand by Ananda Shala:
Ananda Shala takes a holistic approach to well-being by offering yoga, wellness, and meditation classes, among other topics. The Common Market and Ananda Shala share values of emphasizing community and education.
Owners receive 20% off services. (This discount may not be combined with other discounts or offers.)
Why we stand by Regenerate:
Regenerate seeks to contribute to the wellness of our community by tapping into the naturally stress-reducing therapy that water and floating can provide.
Yoga & Art/Jewelry Classes
Owners receive 20% off online class registrations for art and yoga classes. *some exclusions may apply*
**Owners only code** Use promo code COMMON20 upon checkout at www.giverisestudio.com
Why we stand by The Give Rise Studio:
Give Rise Studio provides yoga and jewelry classes as a creative and enriching opportunity to give back to the community through individuals’ unique experience of each class as well as a donation to a local non profit.
Owners receive free classes via the Common Market’s Community Room Classes. Please see Class Calendar for offerings.
Why we stand by Sahaja Meditation:
Sahaja Meditation promotes mental, physical, and spiritual balance, striving to aid others on the quest to inner peace.
Owners receive access to regular yoga classes offered at the Common Market. Please consider an $8 suggested donation (that’s 20% less than normal!). Please see Class Calendar for offerings.
Why we stand by Yogamour:
Yogamour is a healing-based yoga non-profit that emphasizes service, community, and empowerment. The Common Market and Yogamour share a desire to provide resources to the community, to educate, and to help its community grow, heal, and become wholly well.
Owners receive 10% off all memberships and services.
**Owners only code** Use promo code CMOWNER10% at checkout
Why we stand by MAD Fitness:
MAD=Making A Difference. MAD Fitness is committed to meeting the fitness needs of the athlete and non-athlete through a variety of group training classes grounded in the core values of movement science, functional fitness, fundamentals of strength training, proper cardiovascular training, and performance training.
Infrared sauna therapy, massages
Owners receive 10% off all services
Why we stand by Unit 8 Wellness:
Founded by Fredericktonian Michelle Larkin, Unit 8 Wellness offers a relaxation and therapy option that incorporates the detoxification benefits of traditional saunas, but to a deeper degree, using infrared light that penetrates more thoroughly in a natural way. The business approaches these saunas from a wellness perspective, and chose to enter this field through Michelle Larkin’s own personal experiences with infrared saunas and their benefits.
Owners receive a free one week trial membership, which includes a personal training evaluation and movement analysis, as well as guest passes for friends and family. Owners will also receive discounts on membership if they choose to join after their free trial. Be sure to speak with Melissa or Samantha to take advantage of these benefits.**only available at the South Frederick location**
Why we stand by OneLife Fitness:
Onelife Fitness means simply that. You have One Life. During your life you make many choices and one of the most important choices is how to treat your body. Onelife Fitness is here because it’s time, time for a fitness company to inspire people of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. Whether your goal is weight loss, stress reduction, or sports training, Onelife offers a solution. And if you’ve struggled with staying committed to your health and fitness goals, Onelife has constructed the winning formula to help you overcome those challenges. With all of the twists and turns that life presents today, there has never been a more important time to commit to your health and wellness.
integrative therapies, holistic healing, massage, reiki
Owners receive 20% off all services
Why we stand by Wu Wei Reiki and Bodywork:
Their goal is to educate people in the community about alternative, non-harming therapies as another option in their health care routine…. They feel owners at the co-op are already interested in taking care of themselves and their business offers another sustainable, non-harming option.
Fitness & Wellness
Owners receive 10% off standard membership rates and $0 enrollment fee (normally $59)
Why we stand by Club Pilates South Frederick:
Club Pilates is proud to bring a unique and effective fitness option to the Frederick community. A consistent Pilates practice can offer benefits to everybody, from experienced athletes aiming to step up their training to those simply looking to start a new fitness routine. Club Pilates members get individual attention in a fun group setting that promotes mutual support and community.