Cooperatives - Community Organizations

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Bloomingfoods East

Websitehttps://www.bloomingfoods.coop
Address3220 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Additional Address316 West 6th Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Bloomingfoods promotes healthy, high quality, sustainable and environmentally sound products at a fair price. Our commitment to sustainable agriculture, artisanal producers of local products and delicious regional foods are a few of the things that set us apart.

ContactEast side store
812 336 5400
Additional ContactWest Side Store
812 333-7312
Year Established1976
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Bloomington Cooperative Living

Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/bloomingtoncoop
AddressBloomington, IN
Description

Bloomington Cooperative Living Inc. was founded in the Fall of 2007 in Bloomington, Indiana using a nonprofit housing cooperative model. The organization is incorporated for the fostering of an economically, ecologically, and socially sustainable society through the practice of cooperative living. Bloomington Cooperative Living welcomes all community members to join the organization for weekly potlucks. BCL was founded by students from Indiana University and experienced coopers from places such as Ann Arbor, MI, Madison, WI , Athens, OH , and Berkley, CA. We are members of the North American Students of Cooperation. Please contact us if you would like to learn more about visitng and/or joining the co-op!

Contactbloomingtoncoop [at] gmail.com
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Fair Trade Bloomington

Websitehttp://www.fairtradebloomington.org/
Address4498 East Janet Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

Fair Trade Bloomington was incorporated in October of 2007 with the goal of educating about Fair Trade and increasing the availability of Fair Trade products in Bloomington, Indiana. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunity for those living in Bloomington and nearby communities to contribute to global economic development and poverty relief throuhg education and products that adhere to fair trade principles. In 2013, Bloomington became Indiana's First Fair Trade Town.

ContactMary Embry (FTB President)
fairtradebloomington [at] gmail.com
812-333-6871
Additional ContactMegan Carpenter
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Global Gifts

Websitehttp://www.globalgiftsindy.com/
Address 122 N. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Global Gifts, the new non-profit fair trade store is now open in Bloomington! Global Gifts works to provide artisans from developing countries with a fair wage, while promoting gender equity, environmental sustainability, and global education.

Contactbloomington [at] globalgiftsindy.com
(812) 336-7402
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Trained Eye Arts Center

Address615 N Fairview St
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Our Mission is to provide resources and educational programs designed to nurture artistic expression and broaden participation in the arts. Our cooperative is designed like a skills exchange, where we pool our skills together for the benefit of all our members and the Bloomington community.

Contactallaboard [at] trainedeyearts.com
812.269.6ART (6278)
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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