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As a team member, you’ll learn a lot – about the great products we carry, the community organizations we support and you’ll meet wonderful people along the way. BriarPatch has an open door to leadership with many pathways to grow a career at the Co-op. With a second store in Auburn scheduled to open in mid-2022, even more opportunities await!  

Become a Volunteer.

Want to make a difference in your community and get an awesome discount at your co-op, too? Become a volunteer! PatchWorks serves to create positive, meaningful and lasting impact in our community through participation and cooperation between BriarPatch, its owners and select nonprofit organizations.


February 26


Rhythms of the Land film screening

In honor of Black History Month, BriarPatch Food Co-op, California FarmLink and Onyx Downtown will host a private screening of the film, “Rhythms of the Land” by Farms to Grow, Inc. on Sunday, February 26th at 7pm at the Nevada Theatre in downtown Nevada City. […]

January 31


Board Meeting

Last Tuesday of each month, 5:30 p.m. The upcoming meeting agenda is posted on the store bulletin board at least one week prior to the meeting. For more information, contact the Administrative Assistant at 272-5333 ext. 102.

January 31


Join the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors serves a critical role in overseeing and guiding our Co-op. Directors attend board meetings and the meetings of at least one committee. Three positions on the Board, each for three-year terms, become available at every annual election. Elections are held each year […]

January 31


Sustainable Food & Farm Conference

Hear from Farmer Javier Zamora (JSM Organics), Amélie Gaudin (UC Davis Agroecology), Marney Blair & Lisa Bjorn (Fulcrum Farm) and more during Sierra Harvest’s Sustainable Food & Farm Conference March 3 & 4 at Sierra College. Each year, the conference offers dynamic speakers and workshops […]

February 1

owner appreciation month

Owner Appreciation Month

February is Owner Appreciation Month! ❤️ We’re grateful for our Co-op Owners! Don’t forget to use your 10% Off discount on one shopping trip in February!

We’re Growing To Auburn

Round up at the register & Apples for Gardens

January 2023

In January, round up at the register to support Gold Country Senior Services. Plus, we’re helping gardens grow for local schools with every pound of apples sold. This month, we’re supporting the new community garden at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.

dry January mocktail

Rock Your Mocktails!

Give your bod a break after a season of indulgence with a Dry January. We’ve got a whole new selection of non-alcoholic wines and beers, and plenty of goodies for making the perfect mocktails. The only limit is your imagination (and no booze, of course!).