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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.
Make me feel fine. Let your salad days begin!
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
Pride on the Patio
Save the Date! Pride on the Patio is 1-3pm June 29! BriarPatch is throwing a community Pride event to raise awareness and to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. We’ll be joined by local nonprofits and community groups: Nevada County Pride, Bright Futures for Youth/ NEO and […]
Happy Pride Month
HAPPY PRIDE MONTH! Eat Cookies, Support Local Youth! Our Bakery is busy baking fresh rainbow cookies (made with natural dyes) in support of the Rainbow Social, a group of local Nevada County youth and young adults who identify as LGTBQIA+ who come together to share […]
In July, we join the #Plastic-freeJuly Movement to help reduce single use plastic! We’ve got lots of ideas for how you can do this, but really it’s up to you to pick one thing (or all the things!) and see if you can eliminate it […]
Never A Dolma Moment
We are excited to bring back Hether Frayer for this class all about the art of dolma making Thursday, July 28. Hether’s popular classes in the past have included mozzarella making and tamale making. This time she’ll be joined by her mom, Judy Jonna, and […]
Say ‘hi’ to Jeremy!
Meet Super tuber farm
BriarPatch is proud to carry delicious veggies from Super Tuber Farm. Throughout the year look for potatoes, carrots, cabbage and beets. Did you know, Super Tuber cabbage is an important ingredient used to make Local Culture’s mouth-watering kraut?