August 2019 Board Update

A big thank you to all who came out to our East side farmers’ market this past Saturday. I have been reflecting on the shared history of the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market and Bloomingfoods. The Farmers’ Market opened in July 1975, just a year before Read More »

Bloomingfoods and Monroe County Growers Association to host Farmers’ Market on Saturday, August 3rd

Come get your favorite farm goods and local prepared foods!  Bloomingfoods and Monroe County Growers Association (MCGA) will host a temporary Farmers’ Market in the old K-mart parking lot adjacent to the East Bloomingfoods at 3220 East Third Street. We expect roughly 30-50  farm and Read More »

July 2019 Board Update

In June, I had the pleasure of attending CCMA, a conference for cooperative grocery stores across the country. It is always inspiring to hear from other co-ops and I greatly appreciate how willing they are to share their experiences and resources. This year I returned Read More »

RECALL: PROBAR Meal Bars

JULY 11, 2019 – PROBAR LLC of Salt Lake City, UT has initiated a voluntary recall of select flavors and lots of Meal® bars, including Chocolate Coconut, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Original  Trail Mix, Wholeberry Blast and Superfood Slam due to the possible presence of Read More »

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS

Wellness Wednesday Workshops will take place in the Bloomingfoods East Patio Room from 6:00 – 7:00 pm (new time!!). These free classes are designed to allow owner-members to teach the Bloomingfoods community new skills to enhance their well-being and happiness. Interested in offering a future Read More »

Recall: King Arthur 5lb Unbleached All-Purpose Flour

Announcement from King Arthur Flour, Inc: “In cooperation with ADM Milling Company, King Arthur Flour, Inc. of Norwich, VT is voluntarily recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli). The recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Read More »

MAY’S LOCAL FOCUS: MESORREL JAMAICAN TEA

Dreamer’s Delight MeSorrel Jamaican Tea Michael Edwards – Bloomington, IN MeSorrel Jamaican Tea is an all-natural extract with a rich concentration of hibiscus, cinnamon, ginger, clove, and rosemary. Founder Michael Edwards creates MeSorrel in hopes of promoting a healthy lifestyle, changing the world one sip Read More »

April 2019 Board Update

From Your Board President The Board has been busy this month, with our annual two-day retreat and multiple projects in the works.  Here are a few highlights and opportunities to share your thoughts: We will be holding an Owner-Member Forum at 7:00pm on Tuesday May Read More »

Product Policy First Draft

We would love member input on our proposed new Bloomingfoods Product Policy! A small committee of owner-members, staff, and board have created a draft, which can be read here.   If you have comments, questions, or feedback about the policy draft, please e-mail committee chair Read More »