Bloomington Cooking School — A place to learn the culinary arts and appreciation for healthy and delicious food
Healthy Cooking Workshops — A local Evansville Personal Chef, Cheryl Mochau, teaches beginner cooking classes.
Penny Lane Coffeehouse — Just blocks from the Co-op, with art shows hung monthly, great music several night of the week, and great organic, fair trade coffee and organic, vegetarian food.
Seton Harvest — Evansville’s Community Supported Agriculture organization, offering organically grown, seasonal produce baskets.
Organic Valley — Producer of exclusively certified organic dairy products such as butter, milk, and cheese. Orders placed as needed.
EcoFish — Sustainable fish and seafood, free of harmful chemicals. Orders placed weekly.
Mountain Rose Herbs — Based in Eugene, Oregon, with a large variety of organic herbs, teas, spices, and oils. Orders placed as needed.
Ecolution — 100% hemp products: clothing, bags, fabric, threads and household supplies. Orders placed as needed.
Frontier Natural Foods — A co-op themselves, distributing herbs, spices, teas, household supplies, and much more. Orders placed as needed.
Rishi Tea — High-quality, artisan, hand-harvested teas. Orders placed as needed.
The Swiss Connection — Located in West Central Indiana, producer of a variety of artisan, raw milk cheeses. Orders placed as needed.
Finding Healthy Food
Food Co-op Directory — A directory of our fellow food co-ops across the U. S.
Farmers’ Markets — National directory of farmers markets, where you can buy fresh, local, and organic produce.
Vegetarian Restaurants — Worldwide directory of vegetarian restaurants.
GreenPeople — Database of environmentally-friendly products.
Happy Cow — Global guide to vegetarian restaurants & health food stores.
All Organic Links — Comprehensive, one-stop directory for organic information, including food stores, organizations, gardening, manufacturers, restaurants, and publications.
Travel Organic — Your first stop for planning natural trips to North American cities.
Health & Nutrition
How to Read Food Labels — Tutorial on how to read and understand the nutrition panels on packaged foods.
Nutrient Database — Complete, scientific nutrition profiles for any food
Local Harvest — Comprehensive resource for natural living including cooking, gardening, environmental activism, biotech, agri-business, and renewable energy.
Natural Life Magazine — Worldwide directory of vegetarian restaurants.
National Organic Program — Learn about the new organic rules passed in 2002 from the United States Department of Agriculture.
Center for Science in the Public Interest — Nonprofit education and advocacy organization that focuses on improving the safety and nutritional quality of our food supply.
Organic Trade Association — Promotes organic products in the marketplace and protects the integrity of organic standards.
Union of Concerned Scientists — Independent nonprofit alliance of concerned citizens and scientists.
Orion Society — Promotes place-based thinking, and nurtures the shift toward sustainable living.
Northwest Earth Institute — Offers discussion courses about sustainability, deep ecology, living in place, and simplicity.
Welcome to Cooperative America — A day in the life of cooperative America. Includes descriptions of a wide variety of co-ops across the U.S.
National Co-op Directory — a compilation of Natural Food Stores/Supermarkets within the United States that are member-owned (plus a handful of like minded stores). Additional sections include listings of co-op distributors and organizations that support the co-op natural food system
Center for Cooperatives — Studies, promotes, and researches cooperative action as a means of meeting the economic and social needs of people.
International Cooperative Alliance — Clearinghouse of information on co-operatives from various sectors of the economy.
National Cooperative Business Association — Teaches people how they can use the cooperative model to improve their lives and communities.
Cooperative Grocer Magazine — Trade magazine for food cooperatives.
National Cooperative Grocers’ Association — The nationwide network of food co-ops that we belong to that helps us offer better prices, products, and services.
Midwest Cooperative Grocers’ Association — Our community of 18 natural food co-ops in the Midwestern U. S.
Slow Food USA — Dedicated to stewardship of land, ecologically sound food production, and living a slower and harmonious rhythm of life.
Eat Wild — Clearinghouse of information about pasture-based farming.
Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) — How CSAs work along with a U. S. Directory of CSA programs.
Organic Consumers Association — Public interest organization dedicated to building a healthy, safe, and sustainable system of food production and consumption.
Worm’s Way — Worm’s Way is an employee-owned company that sells earth-friendly products for both indoor and outdoor gardening. They operate Bloomington Wholesale Garden Supply (BWGS), one of the nation’s premiere distributors of hydroponics equipment and other gardening supplies. Worm’s Way’s home office is in Bloomington, IN, and has satellite stores in Tampa, FL, Sutton, MA, Erlanger, KY, St. Louis, MO and Goodlettsville, TN.
Traders Point Creamery — Organic dairy farm in Zionsville, IN that produces milk and dairy products from free-range cows grazing on chemical-free, natural grass, and are free from antibiotics or synthetic hormones.
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