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A Neighborly Kind of Grocery Store
Welcome to The Patch.
Grow with Us
A fresh career starts here. We foster a fair, considerate and generous workplace culture. Which department is calling your name?
Who We Are
We are everyone’s cooperative grocery store, collectively owned by the folks who shop here – like YOU, your friends & neighbors!
Vehicle for Change
Since 1976 we’ve been building a sustainable & equitable food system that supports healthy people, animals and the environment. When you spend your dollars at The Patch, you contribute to a thriving local economy and a kinder, more resilient world.
We’ve grown to Auburn!
We did it! We are now open in Auburn at 2505 Bell Rd. Our fresh and local produce can’t be beat, and you’ll love our super fresh deals and food demos too.
Organic & Delicious.
We support Fair Trade and Certified Organic producers and work closely with local farmers to plan crop production and to help ensure their financial stability. We’re building a delicious food movement, one bite at a time!
Join for the Perks,
Stay for the Purpose.
Owner and Volunteer Discounts, Voting Rights, e-Receipts and Patronage Dividends – what’s not to like? Plus, our owners get that warm, fuzzy feeling that comes from belonging to a business that does good things.
What’s Up at The Patch
Love Local Month
September is Love Local Month at BriarPatch Food Co-op and we’re showcasing local farmers and producers in the watershed.
Owners feel the love!
We’re grateful for our Co-op Owners! Don’t forget to use your 10% Off discount on one shopping trip in September!
October is Co-op Month
Celebrate Fair-Trade Month and Co-op Month with us!
Boorinakis Harper Ranch
Mountain Bartlett pears
“The biggest, smallest, oldest and only farm in the City of Auburn, the Boorinakis family has been growing “the best pears in the land” since 1918. Today the 12-acre farm is managed by Julia Boorinakis Harper Barbeau and her mom, Phyllis Boorinakis and dad, Tom Harper.