Our oldest store is our Downtown Store on Kirkwood Street.

November News from the Kirkwood Store


Hi, Everyone.

Things are booming in the old mother ship in the alley off Kirkwood. If you haven't been in for a while, you owe it to yourself to do so. We believe you'll be very pleased by all the changes.


Taco Bar This Week at Kirkwood Store

In order to bring a little heat into this long, cold winter, the Kirkwood Store will be offering a spicy taco bar this week, January 24th - 28th. Look for the following:

grilled poblano and tomatillo salsa
pear/chile relish
cilantro sour cream
lamb's lettuce
shaved onion
shaved fennel
local shredded cheeses (pepperjack and colby)
local hot sauce
pinto beans with lime, chayote, and chiles
pulled pork with spicy orange marmalade bbq
flour and corn tortillas

And for all you fans of the Kirkwood location, please consider becoming a facebook friend. It's a very well maintained page, and is a good way to keep track of the latest specials and new releases at that store.

Kirkwood Store News for June 2011

Hi, everyone.

We're ushering in summer with luscious and cooling ice cream floats at the Kirkwood store, and we have local Chocolate Moose regular and vegan (coconut based with organic sugar and vanilla) ice cream and all natural Boylans soda available though the deli...perfect for hot, summer time!

Also in our deli, Eric is working with many local farmers and buying from the market to create new and exciting deli and salad bar options. We're proud to report that our salad and deli bar is created daily from OVER 75% local and organic product. Come check them out and sample the seasonal fare. Some new dishes include:

Radish Pea Salad with local havarti dill
Kohlrabi Melon Salad
Broccoli Chervil

BBC bagels are now available at the Kirkwood store!! Fresh everyday. Eric has created his own Kirkwood signature cream cheese spreads:
Apple Cheddar
Cherry Tarragon (in house grown herbs)
Fresh Herb (in house grown herbs)
Smokey Roasted Red Pepper

Produce News: Amanda has brought in...

Local red butter lettuces from Michael Hicks
Organic Purple potatoes
Organic Red and Yellow Vine tomatoes
Champagne Mangoes







Finally, to ensure that we can offer you the very best and most local possible products, Eric has planted an all organic herb garden on the roof of our KW store. We're using them on the deli  and salad bar dishes and sides.



Amber Connor, Store Coordinator

Local Vendors at the Downtown (Kirkwood) Store

List of Local Vendors as of February 2011

Phoenix Farms
Local Folks
Fischer Farms
Pat's Gnawbone Sorghum Mill
Sandy Rhoads Greens
Swiss Connection
Scholar's Inn Bakehouse
Musgrave Orchards
Hidden Pond Farm
Chelsea Morning Bakery
Sunset Acres Dairy
Meadow Valley Farms
Brown County Coffee
Nick's English Hut
Fields of Agape
Reye's Fresh Salsas
Piccoli Dolci Italian Cookies
Patridge & Quigley Coffee
Needmore Oatcakes
Dillman Farm
Muddy Fork Farm Bakery
Eden Farms
Traderspoint Creamery
Hunter's Honey Farm
Farmers Market Vendors

Help Us Celebrate 35 Years at the Bloomingfoods Kirkwood Location

Come to the Bloomingfoods Kirkwood Birthday Party and introduce (or reacquaint) yourself to our original store! On Saturday, August 13, from noon-5pm, you’ll find grilled local food, including meat items, portabello mushrooms, salads, and a watermelon eating contest sponsored by Indy Fruit. We’ll have a songfest with birthday cake, and other music and fun throughout the afternoon. Beer and wine for those 21 and over. Come prepared to be carded (whatever your age) and raise a glass to the ever-improving, heart-of-town, community empowering Kirkwood store!