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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.
Choose Your Main Squeeze.
Need something to brighten your day? Grab some winter citrus and pucker up for some tangy, zippy goodness.
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
We Want You!
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 […]
Owner Appreciation Month
February is Owner Appreciation Month! We’re showing our appreciation for YOU, our BriarPatch Owners and hope you enjoy your 10% discount on one shopping trip this month. Thanks for supporting your local co-op. Not yet an Owner? What are you waiting for?
Sierra Harvest Food & Farm Conference
The Sierra Harvest Sustainable Food & Farm Conference has an exciting new format for 2022: On-Farm Field Days featuring farmer-to-farmer education, hands-on skill-building, practical tools beginning farmers and ranchers and networking opportunities. Sliding scale fees are available through registration with scholarships available for farmers and […]
Meet Spencer of Wingfield honey
Have you tried Wingfield Honey? Beekeeper Spencer Wingfield runs the family business with his wife, Michelle. Beekeeping and queen rearing in the Sutter Buttes was a large part of Spencer’s childhood. “All of my honey comes right from my own bees. This ensures that my honey is truly local,” said Spencer.