New Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion strategic plan goal guides our work, creates transparency and accountability, helps to create a Co-op that welcomes everyone.
To kick off Eat Local Month in September, the Co-op and Sustainable Connections hosted the Hootenanny to Benefit the Co-op’s Farm Fund. All ages gathered to celebrate community, dance, enjoy a delicious meal, and to present the Local Farmer Awards.
The Co-op was awarded “Outstanding Company” for improving energy efficiency in a retail grocery setting and fostering resilient, regenerative farming communities at the inaugural National Co+op Grocers (NCG) Climate Collaborative Awards. Learn more …
We have been named a Sustainability Star by National Co+op Grocers (NCG) for excellence in our sustainability efforts. The Co-op is one of ten co-ops nationwide recognized for their 2016 performance.
The former Co-op Connection building moved on from its original incarnation. The building was carefully deconstructed with the goal to reuse the majority of materials, recycle what isn’t reusable, and send less than 5 percent of the material to the landfill.
Sharing the results from our sustainability tracking informs Co-op staff and shoppers on ways we can work even harder to improve our already strong environmental business practices.
Have you noticed some activity around the abandoned phone booth on the outside of our Downtown store along Forest Street? For several months now, a team of three dedicated artist-writer-activists have been putting a plan into action to create something beautiful from the former eyesore.
We are excited to introduce several new items for sustainable seafood lovers from Lummi Island Wild Co-op!
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.