Address: 3220 E. Third St., Bloomington IN 47401 / (812) 336-5400
About Us / Bloomingfoods Market & Deli (East Third St.) History: Bloomingfoods is a member-owned co-op grocery providing Southern Indianawith healthful, high quality, and environmentally sound products at a fairprice. We promote locally grown, nutritious and non-chemically producedfoods, emphasizing consumer education, community involvement and excellentcustomer service. We have five stores: our original location just offKirkwood Avenue near the campus of Indiana University (our Downtown store);a 7000 square foot store on the East side of town (Bloomingfoods East); ourneighborhood grocery just west of Bloomington courthouse square(Bloomingfoods Near West); the cafÃ© on the campus of Ivy Tech CommunityCollege; and our newest store in the Elm Heights neighborhood. All of ourgrocery stores offer natural, local and organic fare, local dairy products(including vat-pasteurized milk and raw cheese), quality meats and seafood,specialty foods from around the world, Fair Trade coffee, tea, chocolate,snacks, and gifts. We have in-store and outdoor seating, with a preparedfoods department offering catering and special order service. The East andNear West stores feature self-service cafÃ©s with hot bars, salad barsand fresh food to take back home. Bloomingfoods has long been committed tosupporting local farmers. We provided seed money to jumpstart the LocalGrowers Guild, a cooperative of local farmers and producers. For many yearswe have offered concessions at the Bloomington Farmersâ?? Market andhave hosted a smaller market in the parking lot of our East store. In thefall and spring we hold truckload sales in a huge tent on our East storeparking lot. We are very actively involved with other local businesses andsocial service and arts organizations. We provide food for the Lotus WorldMusic and Arts Festival, held each September in the heart of Bloomington.Throughout our history, Bloomingfoods has always been able to bloom andgrow in new directions, laying the groundwork for an even more prosperous,sustainable and community-connected future.