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.