2018 Election Results

The 2018 Annual Election has ended and we’re thrilled to share the results! Huge thanks to all owner-members who voted. Your voice helps shape the future of your co-op! Congratulations to our newly-elected Board members: David Parkhurst (term ends 2021) Tosh Lewis-Young (term ends 2021) Read More »

RSVP: 2018 ANNUAL MEETING

Bloomingfoods owner-members: Join us to hear about the year in review as well as what lies ahead for your co-op! Tuesday, October 9 6-9pm The Clubhouse at the Fields 1333 S Fenbrook  Door prizes, a free meal, cash bar, and live music will be provided. Read More »

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 »

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 »

Run for the 2018 Board of Directors!

Dear Owner-Members, It’s almost Board election time! Are you passionate about the future of Bloomingfoods? Do you have great ideas or business experience that you’d like to share with the co-op? We are seeking candidates to fill three positions this fall. Joining our dynamic and Read More »

We are listening.

Cooperatives are fundamentally democratic organizations.  This is so important to who we are and how we are different from every other food store in Bloomington!  As a democracy, we offer ownership to everyone who would like to be an owner-member and is willing to accept Read More »

Run for the Board

Dear Owner-Members, It’s almost Board election time! Are you passionate about the future of Bloomingfoods? Do you have great ideas or business experience that you’d like to share with the co-op? We are seeking candidates to fill three positions this fall. Joining our dynamic and Read More »

Board Reveals Proposed Bylaws

Over the past two years, our board has been working diligently to update the legal documents that provide the governance structure for Bloomington Cooperative Services, Inc.  With the support of your vote, we changed the bylaws to increase the number of directors from seven to Read More »

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 »