Address: 200 Daniels Way, Room C133, Bloomington IN 47404 / (812) 822-0143
About Us / Bloomingfoods Market & Deli (Ivy Tech) 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 operate 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 andWest stores feature self-service cafÃ©s with hot bars, salad bars andfresh 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. Our staff arecommitted to offering local products in the stores. We partner with theCity of Bloomington as a sponsor of Local Farm Tours. For many years wehave offered concessions at the Bloomington Farmersâ?? Market and havehosted a smaller market in the parking lot of our East store. TheBloomington Tuesday Market is located in the street right outside our weststore. We are very actively involved with other local businesses and socialservice and arts organizations. We provide food for the Lotus World Musicand 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.