Information about our co-op:
Dibbleville Food Cooperative Buying Club purchases from two main vendors on a four-week cycle plus we have local honey; pastured, soy-free eggs & ground beef; locally milled flours and several other vendors.
Offering the largest selection of product is United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI):
UNFI delivers natural and organic products to stores, institutions and buying clubs throughout our Eastern Region and the USA. They have a full line of natural, organic and quality items in grocery and beverages, bulk nuts, seeds, spices, beans and grains, frozen, dairy and refrigerated, household items, supplements, personal care, cleaning products, pet food and pet supplies.
UNFI offers organic and raw milk cheeses plus bulk quantities and pricing on many herbs, spices, flours, dried fruits and nuts, beans, rice and pasta. Many foods offered are dairy, gluten or sugar free. For those who have allergies or a special diet; no corn, no sugar, egg and salt-free foods are available as well as non-dairy, organically grown, wheat and gluten-free and vegetarian cuisine. Products free of lactose and preservatives are also available.
Our delivery comes from the UNFI Greenwood, Indiana warehouse. Members place their order on the internet through UNFI’s on-line web ordering. E-mail and phone orders are also welcome.
UNFI offers monthly specials averaging 10% to 40% off selected products. Sale and regular prices are listed on-line at your order web site. Because of volume purchasing, Dibbleville receives a volume discount on non-sale items from UNFI. Dibbleville passes most of this discount back to members who order. Please ask us about our current discount rate.
Our co-op orders from UNFI arrive via truck on the scheduled delivery day. Members help unload the truck, check-in and sort the products for distribution.
Frontier Co-op, Member-Owned Co-op, Responsible to People and Planet:
We order from the Frontier Wholesale Catalog. Frontier products include herbs, spices and seasonings, herbal teas, cooking ingredients and natural baking flavors, aromatherapy and natural personal care, plus thousands of products from your favorite natural product manufacturers. Frontier offers great monthly discounts of 10%-30% on a wide variety of their wholesale products. Visit www.frontiercoop.com to view the selection of products Frontier has to offer.
Distribution runs smoothly and quickly with the cooperation and help of all ordering members.
Also available for pre-order and delivery to distribution are the following (see our monthly emails for contact info):
- Local Honey
- Grass pastured Eggs and Ground Beef
- Michigan grown, certified organic stone milled grains
- Beer Mustard and Horseradish
- Possible local veggies and herbs for 2019