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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.


June 29


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 […]

June 29


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 […]

July 4


Yes, We’re Open

We will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the 4th of July. The deli will close at 8 p.m. Have a delicious holiday!

July 26


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.

July 28


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 […]

We’re Growing To Auburn

Round up at the register & Apples for Gardens

June 2022

In June, round up at the register to support Nevada County Habitat for Humanity. Plus, we’re helping gardens grow for local schools with every pound of apples sold. This month, we’re supporting SPIRIT Peer Empowerment Center in Nevada City.

Red Butter Lettuce

Summer Greens

Make me feel fine. Let your salad days begin!