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Super Tuber Farm

BriarPatch Food Co-op is proud to carry delicious produce 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 kraut? Established in 2012, Super Tuber Farm aims […]

We support Ukraine

Help for Ukraine

BriarPatch stands with the people of Ukraine and democracies everywhere. Ways you can help. Around the world cooperatives, like BriarPatch, operate according to the same set of seven core principles, adopted by the International Cooperative Alliance. Just like co-ops, we believe all people deserve the […]

Local Culture Ferments

Meet the owners of Local Culture: Cristina Africano, Chris Frost-McKee and Elissa Wolf Blank.  Did you know BriarPatch carries the entire line of Local Culture products? That includes: Apple + Hops Sauerkraut, Beet + Fennel Sauerkraut, Juniper +Sage Sauerkraut, Golden Beet + Dill Sauerkraut, Turmeric + Ginger […]

PAAVANI Ayurveda

Say hello to Leah and Trudy, founders of PAAVANI Ayurveda.   Look for their dosha specific Body Oils, Pulling Oils and Copper Tongue Cleaners!  “All of our products are handmade in our Grass Valley apothecary and inspired by the healing wisdom of traditional Ayurveda. We believe […]

Early Bird Farm & Mill

Meet Drew of Early Bird Farm & Mill.   Early Bird Farm & Mill has grown up a lot since the early days growing organic vegetables and selling kale and collard greens to The Patch. Soon he was stone milling regeneratively grown whole grains into flour […]

Asunta's Browns Valley Farm

Asunta’s Browns Valley Farm

Every Thursday Dan from Asunta’s Browns Valley Farm delivers 25 – 30 dozen fresh eggs. His 200 or so chickens enjoy the good life – fresh air, grubs and 3 – 4 acres to roam. He started raising chickens in 2011, as a school project […]