Food Safety Alert : Romaine Lettuce

CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is available. Consumers who have Read More »


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 »

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 »

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 »


Midwest Northern Nut of Minneapolis, MN, is voluntarily recalling various products roasted in their facility and sold in consumer packaging that may contain undeclared peanuts and various tree nuts (listed below). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and various tree nuts Read More »

Your February BloomingNews: The State of Your Co-op

Integrity.  Accountability.  Community.  Ethical behavior.  These core values were identified at our board retreat as guiding principles for all that we strive to accomplish at Bloomingfoods.  The retreat provided a wonderful opportunity for the board and our new interim general management team (Dee Bohler, Jennifer Riley, and Phil Phillipy) to Read More »


October is National Co-op Month! Help us grow the co-op and kick off our Co-op Month Owner Drive on Sunday, October 1! For the month of October, the first 75 new members to join the co-op will get a swag bag packed with fantastic organic Read More »

2017 Annual Election Guide

The 2017 Election has ended. We’ll be posting results soon! Five Board members are outgoing this year, and we’ve got 6 worthy candidates ready to step up and lead the co-op in their place. We’ve asked each candidate a series of questions ranging from their Read More »