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 »


HP Hood LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited number of half-gallon (1.89 L) cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run Read More »


August is Owner Drive month at the co-op! The first 75 new owner-members to join the co-op in August will receive a swag bag packed with fantastic goodies! New owner-members will also automatically be entered into a drawing for one of two $100 Bloomingfoods gift Read More »

East Side Development: Share Your Voice!

Are you interested in being a part of the conversation about the fate of Bloomington’s East side? Trinitas, the firm that will be redeveloping the EastBloomingfoods/K-mart land, has invited the community to join the discussion on the plan for a new mixed-use project on the property.  Join Trinitas Read More »


Total Time:  35 minutes Servings:  8 Tex-Mex flavors spice up this crowd-pleaser that’s equally at home as a weeknight family-friendly meal or for dinner guests. Ingredients 4 medium to large green peppers 2 cups frozen corn kernels 1 (15-ounce) can of cooked beans, drained and Read More »

Save the Date: Bloomington’s 30th Annual Salsa Contest

Bloomington’s 30th Annual Salsa Contest will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018! Entry packets will be available in store by early July.  Save the date and check back often for more info!

10 reasons to run for the board

I’ll be honest- serving on the Bloomingfoods board has been more work, more time-consuming, and more emotionally draining than I expected when I submitted my application. It’s also been more satisfying and fulfilling than I had anticipated. In the balance, I’d say it’s worth it, Read More »

Corn with Cilantro Cumin Butter

Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 6 Brighten up your summer meal with this fresh and tasty corn on the cob recipe. Ingredients 6 ears of corn, shucked 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons Read More »

May 2 Owner-Member Forum Update

Thank you to everyone who attended the owner-member forum on May 2nd.  We had a lot of great discussion about the future of Bloomingfoods and where to go from here.  There was general agreement that Bloomingfoods needs to have a clear niche.  Owner-members were enthusiastic Read More »

Pork Tenderloin with Indian Spices

Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 6 Pork tenderloins cook quickly, and like chicken breasts, can dry out easily. The foil packet helps prevent this by cooking the lean meat in a flavorful marinade steam bath. This is mildly spiced, to keep it kid-friendly, but you Read More »