In November, we were honored to win gold for Best Grocery Store and Best Health Food Store in Bellingham Alive! magazine’s Best of the Northwest reader poll. In December, we are equally honored to win Best Grocery in Cascadia Weekly’s Best of Bellingham reader poll!
Everyone at the Co-op is basking in the golden glow of once again winning Best Grocery Store and Best Health Food Shop in Bellingham Alive! magazine’s annual Best of the Northwest reader poll.
The Co-op is excited to share the measurable progress of our commitment to sustainability with you.
The Co-op is happy for the opportunity to work with like-minded businesses. Learn about Certified B Corporations—a global movement of people using business as a force for good.™
The Co-op is proud to announce that we are included in the EPA Green Power Partnership Top 30 Retail list.
Dr. Bronner’s embodies the belief that fair trade is a tangible solution to poverty eradication, a good tool for sustainable development, and most of all, fair trade promotes social justice.
In alignment with the seventh co-operative principle—Concern for the Community—the Co-op makes community giving part of its annual budget. A few projects that exemplify this are the Farm Fund, The Real Food Show, and Community Shopping Days.
When it comes to sustainability, we’re proud to be a community (and national!) leader. We track our progress so we can continue to improve. Every year we set the bar, then we work to raise it.
Our co-op is increasing access to local, healthy, fresh food in Whatcom County with the Fresh Bucks program that matches the purchase of fresh EBT-eligible produce for SNAP participants.
We follow a triple-bottom line business philosophy that places equal emphasis on economic vitality, social responsibility, and environmental responsibility.