Feeling competitive? Wanna test your salsa skills? Bloomington’s 29th annual salsa contest is August 5! Entries for the city’s best homemade salsa will be evaluated by a panel of expert judges. You can pick up your packet for $5 at our East & West stores starting Read More »

Sale of Bloomingfoods Elm Heights Finalized

Just over one year following the closure of the Elm Heights store, Bloomingfoods closed on the sale of the building on May 15th . The building was sold to High & Fine LLC. 100% of the proceeds from the sale were used to pay down Read More »

Another Record Month for Positive Change

In April, Bloomingfoods’ shoppers donated their change to help alleviate hunger in Monroe County with yet another record-breaking donation of $8,696.31 to the Community Kitchen of Monroe County! “Community Kitchen is so incredibly grateful to Bloomingfoods and its shoppers for this most generous donation,” said Read More »


LOCAL FOCUS THE VIRTUOUS BEE – JENNIFER BLAND – BLOOMINGTON, IN A few of us at Bloomingfoods were lucky enough to get invited to Soggy Bottoms farm, the idyllic spot where Jennifer Bland lives alongside her husband Luke, son Jett, dog Coen, and her beloved bees. Read More »

Shoppers Shatter Positive Change Record to Support Meals on Wheels

In March, Bloomingfoods’ shoppers voted with their dollars and chose improved food access for homebound folks by donating a record-shattering $8,691.84 to support Bloomington Meals on Wheels, where people who are unable to cook for themselves receive two good meals per day delivered by a Read More »

Timmy Global Health – Vitamin Drive

Timmy Global Health will be hosting a vitamin drive outside the East store on Saturday, April 15th, 1 – 5pm. Interested customers will be handed a list of items such as toothpaste, vitamins, and bandaids that they can grab for the drive while shopping. Timmy Read More »

Alaffia’s Eyeglass Donation Drive

Beginning April 1st and running thru June 30th Alaffia is collecting used eyeglasses for the Togo community.  Alaffia hires an Optometrist to fit and distribute these used eyeglasses to people who are visually impaired. We’ll have collection boxes in the East and Near West Side stores, so if you Read More »

Deep Roots Grand Opening!

Deep Roots Garden Center will celebrate its Grand Opening from Noon to 6 pm on Saturday, April 8th. Join us at the East store as we welcome Deep Roots and their impressive array of native, bedding, berry, and indoor plants, along with gardening supplies galore! Deep Roots will Read More »

April’s Local Focus: Rhodes Family Farm Eggs

Bloomingfoods shoppers receive 25% off all Rhodes eggs! In addition to selling these farm fresh eggs by the dozen, we’re now selling Rhodes eggs in bulk at the East store. Look for the cooler near aisle one, and pick up one or twenty-one today! Rhodes Read More »

Local Vendor Fair

If local product sampling, entertainment, and delicious food interests you, this an event you won’t want to miss! Join us Saturday, April 29th from 11am-3pm, on Madison St. next to Bloomingfoods Near West Side for a block party event where our LOCAL vendors are the stars! Read More »