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Start Your Fresh Career.

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!  

We want YOU!

Call for 2022 Board Candidates – Apply Oct. 13, 2021 – Jan. 31, 2022.

The Board guides our long-term vision, ensuring that the Co-op remains financially healthy, provides a great workplace for our staff and maintains its commitment to being a model of a successful and equitable business that gives back to our community.


January 13


Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Join Wild & Scenic Film Festival for the 20th annual event taking place virtually January 13-23, 2022 – complete with films, workshops, panels, art exhibition, Q&A sessions, talks, chats, and more! SYRCL has made the difficult decision to postpone the in-person component of this year’s […]

January 24

Last Tuesday of each month, 4:15 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.

January 31

last day to apply

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 […]

February 1

Feb is Owner Appreciation Month

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?

February 3

Sierra Harvest FOod and Farm Conference

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 […]

We’re Growing To Auburn

Round up at the register & Apples for Gardens

January 2022

In January, round up at the register to support The Sierra Fund. Plus, we’re helping gardens grow for local schools with every pound of apples sold. This month, we’re supporting Washington Elementary School in Washington, Calif.

Winter Citrus

Choose Your Main Squeeze.

Need something to brighten your day? Grab some winter citrus and pucker up for some tangy, zippy goodness.