We are listening.

Cooperatives are fundamentally democratic organizations.  This is so important to who we are and how we are different from every other food store in Bloomington!  As a democracy, we offer ownership to everyone who would like to be an owner-member and is willing to accept Read More »

Are you ready to represent your co-op? It’s time to run for the board!

You own Bloomingfoods.  Are you ready to direct its future?  Four (out of nine) seats on the Board of Directors are up for election this October.  We need your skills!  We’d love to see new directors with business savvy, grocery experience, interest in the food Read More »

Board Reveals Proposed Bylaws

Over the past two years, our board has been working diligently to update the legal documents that provide the governance structure for Bloomington Cooperative Services, Inc.  With the support of your vote, we changed the bylaws to increase the number of directors from seven to Read More »

Run for The Board!

We founded a co-op and created a community! Okay, I stole that line from the IU Credit Union, with a slight change. It’s a good line and I hope you feel it applies to Bloomingfoods. However, our community is going through a challenging time. Your Read More »

Bloomingfoods FAQ June 22 meeting

Bloomingfoods owner question and answers- from June 22nd, 2015 forum 1. Communication If there is a supposed effort to enhance communication and engagement with membership, then why has the contact page been removed from the website? There have been many transitions and shifts in people Read More »

Meet the Candidates

The BCS Board of directors is happy to present the following five candidates who are running for election to the Board this fall. The candidates were asked to respond to the following questions with answers of 50-75 words per question; however, we have included the Read More »

Paying What It Costs

At different points in my past, I’ve been a protester, an organizer, and an activist. Like so many member owners of Bloomingfoods, I care deeply about the world around me and believe wholeheartedly that we all have the agency to change how it works. A Read More »

Plans for Fiscal Year 2016

As many Bloomingfoods member-owners are aware, the local grocery world is rapidly evolving and confronting our co-op with a variety of opportunities and challenges. As more people come to embrace organic and other healthier food options, our base of member-owners and shoppers grows vigorously. Customers Read More »

Member-Owner Open House

The participation of all owners/members are vital to our success as is your continued support of Bloomingfoods. To that end we are hosting an Open House for owners to discuss our challenges and plans ahead. We look forward to receiving your ideas and input. NCG staff will join us at this Read More »

Bloomingfoods Future Leadership

Dear owners of Bloomingfoods Cooperative, On June 8th, the board of directors accepted the resignation of General Manager George Huntington. The board is grateful to George for his many years of service to the co-op, which he helped build from two locations to five. He Read More »