Departments

Department Information at the Co-op

This page offers basic information you may be looking for regarding specific departments at the Brattleboro Food Co-op.
If you can not find what you are looking for, please feel free to use our general Contact Form to reach us, or call us on our main number at 802-257-0236.

The Co-op is open seven days a week — and is open to everyone! You do not have to be a Shareholder to enjoy the benefit of shopping here (although, there are many benefits to becoming a Shareholder, including shareholder discounts and offers).

The Co-op is open EVERY DAY: Monday-Saturday 8 am-8 pm; Sunday 9 am-8 pm (with exception of Holidays). You can send an email or use our Contact Form 24/7! You can also order for Curbside Service any time with Curbside Pickup Monday through Friday.

 

Retail Departments Other Departments
  • Beer & Wine
  • Cheese
  • Deli
    (includes hot f00d, take-out/grab & go, sandwiches, salads, house-made food, brick-oven pizza, soups, sides, and catering)
  • Grocery
    (includes dairy/dairy alternatives, frozen foods, fresh bread, cereal, juice, soda, coffee, tea, pet food, household sundries, and other shelf-stable foods)

    • Bulk
      ‘We-Pack’, ‘You-Pack’, and bulk packaged goods.
      (includes coffee, tea, flour. sugar, nuts, seeds, beans, legumes, dried fruit, herbs & spices, chocolate, trail mix, granola, and other shelf-stable pantry foods)
    • Dairy
    • Fresh Bread
    • Frozen
  • Meat
  • Produce & Floral
  • Seafood
  • Wellness
    (includes supplements, vitamins, probiotics, medicinals, bulk herbs, herbal products, tinctures, salves, CBD products, bath & body care, scents, beauty products, housewares, books, paperware, cards, calendars, giftware, socks & scarves, kitchenware, food storage & travel solutions, pottery, aromatherapy products)
  • Curbside / Online Shopping
  • Human Resources / Careers
  • Customer Service
    (includes registers/check-out, café, pre-orders, case-orders, and general customer needs)
  • Shareholder Services
  • Education &  Community Outreach
    (includes kids and adult classes, and community activities and events)
  • Demo
    (includes product demonstration, presentations, and sampling/tastings)
  •  Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Facilities and Maintenance

Beer and Wine Department at the Brattleboro Food Co-op

Beer & Wine Department

Fine special occasion wines, organic wine, fair trade via cooperative wine, high-end bubbly rosés, and even award-winning boxed wine. The Co-op offers a large variety of the best wines available in a reasonable. Beer selections range from local and microbrewed, to popular imported beers. Most beer is available in our coolers as well as some of the more popular wines.

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Department Telephone: 802-246-2849 | Manager: Jeff Houle | JeffH@BFC.coop

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Cheese Department

 

Cheese Department

Large and eclectic describes the dizzying array of local and international cheeses offered. They include cow, sheep, and goat milk cheeses. The cheesemongers at the Co-op are always busy, whether it be cutting large wheels behind the case, making suggestions, answering questions, or happily offering you a taste sample before purchasing it.

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Department Telephone: 802-246-2852 | Manager: Beth Chevalier  | BethC@BFC.coop

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Deli Department

 

Deli Department

Call: 802-246-2838    

Email: ScottM@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

Our Deli offerings are massive. The Co-op Deli provides typical expectations such as hot coffee and tea, sliced meats and cheeses, an array of house-made salads, but there is so much more! There are house-made soups, brick-oven pizza, hot food to go, warm rotisserie chicken, heat and eat meals and sides, desserts and bakery sweets, and pre-packed ‘grab & go’ foods.

We make breakfast, lunch, munch, and dinner for you. And, we offer meat, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free ingredients fare. The Co-op Deli also has a catering menu for all of your special occasions from simple party platters to full-service catered events. Enjoy your Deli food in our Whetstone Café or take it home with you. Rest assured it will taste amazing!

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Department Telephone: 802-246-2838 | Manager: Scott Martin  | ScottM@BFC.coop

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Grocery Department

 

 

Grocery Department

Call: 802-246-2833 

Email: RobL@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

The Grocery Department interacts with every other department in the store. While we strive to provide customers with a wide-ranging selection of organic and natural foods, we also carry many commercial traditional and conventional foods. Our shelves hold approximately 14,000 different products. As a locally owned business, we are committed to stocking locally produced items from the Greater Brattleboro community and from Vermont in general including bread, tortillas, maple syrup, chocolates, and salsa. You will find many ethnic and gourmet items on our shelves from all over the world. We understand the importance of special diets and strive to offer alternatives which are wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and other allergens.

Visit the Grocery Department page to learn more.

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Bulk Department

Bulk Department

Call: 802-246-2812 

Email: DanR@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

The wise shopper can save big in our Bulk Department. Nuts, grains, oils, nut butter, maple syrup, tea, coffee, herbs & spices, baking supplies and many, many more products can be purchased in quantities from a pinch to pounds. Bring in your own containers, or get them here. You definitely save money when purchasing in bulk, but you are also doing Earth a favor by cutting down on excessive packaging.

Visit the Bulk Department page to learn more.

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Dairy Department

Call: 802-246-2833

Email: BrendonR@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

The dairy cooler holds organically produced milk, local milk in environmentally friendly glass bottles, a variety of soy-based alternatives to milk and meat, and fresh salsas and dips. Like yogurt? We have many varieties, including sheep and goat’s milk yogurts, and some made right here in Brattleboro. You will also find organic and conventional eggs, several local farms’ eggs, butter, and whatever other creamy pleasure you want.

Visit the Dairy Department page to learn more.

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Dairy Department

Frozen Department


Frozen Department

Call: 802-246-2833 

Email: RobL@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

Our Frozen Department offers a large selection of desserts, bread, pizzas, fruit, veggies and many entrées to please your taste buds. We also offer an unbeatable local ice cream selection including fruit bars and gelato.

Visit the Frozen Department page to learn more.

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Meat Department


Meat Department

Call: 802-246-2818   

Email: PhilMeat@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

Our meat department has the largest selection of locally-grown, humanely-raised meats with no added hormones or antibiotics in the area. All ground meats are made in-store from our own trimmings and whole-muscle cuts. No pre-ground factory products are ever used. Our store-made pork and chicken sausages contain no sugar and are gluten-free. All our fresh meats are cut and vacuum-packaged on the premises under refrigerated, sanitary conditions for optimal customer safety and convenience. This assures freshness, eliminates the use of environmentally unfriendly foam trays and pads, and avoids messes and odors between the store and home.

Visit the Meat Department page to learn more.

Produce Department

 


Produce and Floral Department

Call: 802-246-2814   

Email: JohnT@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

Our Produce and Floral Department is committed to supporting our local farmers, therefore we carry local produce whenever it is available. However, you can get a wide range of fruits and veggies year round, both organically-grown and conventionally-grown, in our extensive produce area. There is always a plentiful variety of fresh herbs to choose from as well. The floral and plant section will entice you at all times of the year! Floral offers houseplants, garden starts, potted herbs, seasonal and fresh floral bouquets.

Visit the Produce & Floral Department page to learn more.

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Seafood Department


Seafood Department

802-246-2846   

Email: SusieL@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

Whether you need salmon fillets cut to order, or Wellfleet oysters for your next party, our seafood service counter will be glad to help you out. Many varieties of fish and shellfish arrive at our door six days a week, both farm-raised and wild caught. We make our own crab cakes, fish cakes, and salmon burgers in-house, making it easy to cook up a feast in no time! We also carry a wide variety of frozen seafood options, including some bulk buys. Come fishing with us!

Visit our Seafood Department page to learn more.

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Wellness Department


Wellness Department

Call: 802-246-2803 

Email: ChrisD@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

Wellness is our vitamin, supplement, and beauty aid department. You will find a huge selection of health support products, in all price ranges, as well as a useful and beautiful housewares section. We offer a fine selection of cookbooks, books, and magazines related to health and nutrition. Browse our gift items and cards: we have some really nice things!

Visit our Wellness Department page to learn more.

 

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Health & Beauty DepartmentHealth and Beauty Department 

Call: 802-246-2803 

Email: ChrisD@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

We care deeply about your hair, skin, nails and more. The Health and Beauty Department carries full lines of natural, organic and non-GMO health and fine beauty products. Samples and testers are available for many of the products we sell. Bulk herbs are available for the DIY types for use in teas, tinctures, tonics and more.

Visit the Health & Beauty Department page to learn more.

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Housewares DepartmentHousewares

Call: 802-246-2856 

Email: CindyH@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or send us a note using our Contact Form!

From cooking gadgets to water bottles, cards, books, magazines, cookware, napkins and utensils, our Housewares Department offers an eclectic and compelling selection to outfit your house and kitchen. We offer an amazing variety of items perfect for gifting.

Visit our Housewares Department page to learn more.

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