While there are many ways that member-owners have input and influence in the Co-op, the Co-op’s Member Affairs Committee is where the rubber often hits the road. It’s a friendly, fun, and positive group of folks—we welcome you to visit and see if serving on MAC is for you!
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.
Co-op brand supplements offer Co-op shoppers a great deal on high-quality products, manufactured to current Good Manufacturing Practices, by a company that is committed to environmental sustainability and social responsibility—just like the Co-op!
Co-op staff is always researching to see how our selection and prices stack up against the other grocers in town, and to ensure that the Co-op continues to provide good value and competitive pricing for our shoppers.
Recently, we added something special to our stores, just for kids: a free piece of fruit, kid-tested recipes, and the opportunity to “Ask a Farmer” a question. The free fruit program encourages healthy eating choices.
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.
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.
One of the first and last people you probably see when you visit the Co-op is someone who works on the team that we call the Front End.
Have you heard about the Co-op’s successful new outreach program for elementary school children in Whatcom County?
strengthens our ability to reach our goals for sustainability, supporting local suppliers, providing good local jobs, and serving our community