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 »

Statement on General Manager Resignation

The Bloomingfoods Co-op board of directors accepted the resignation of its long term General Manager, George Huntington on June 8. The board is grateful for George’s numerous contributions to the co-op and community and wishes him much success in his future endeavors. Paula Gilbertson, NCG development advisor, will Read More »

May Board Brief

Increasing competition from without the organization and a need for clearer communication within inspired the BCS Board to meet a record number of five times in April. Starting with our regular Board meeting on April 2, followed by the second Member Forum on April 9, Read More »

Because of Bloomington Cooperative Services

You’ve read the mission of Bloomington Cooperative Services in this newsletter in the past. Or you glanced at them. Or you know they’re in here somewhere—you saw them on the website—you know they were on your member-owner information. Okay, you might admit, you know Bloomingfoods Read More »