All are welcome at this community-owned natural foods store! Full-service deli offers catering and weekend breakfast, cafe walls host a monthly exhibit by local artists, free monthly wine tastings and art openings April-December; free monthly educational programming, Round Up for the Community program supports local nonprofits, accept EBT cards, every Tuesday's Senior Discount Day, quarterly Member-Owner Super Sale Days (10% discount). Broad variety of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free products. Strong commitment to sourcing Maine-made products (last count was over 2020!)
Deli & Cafe - hot & cold sandwiches, fresh made pizza, deli made soups, vegan, vegetarian and meat-eater's salads, grab-n-go meals and sides, organic Fair Trade coffees, teas and hot chocolate. Cafe is a very popular hub for socializing!
Produce - largest local & organic selection north of Portland, local organic starter plants (veggies, herbs & flowers) each spring, local cut evergreen trees and locally crafted wreaths during the winter holiday season. Opportunity to pre-order organic Maine blueberries & conventional Jersey peaches each summer. Annual native organic perennial pre-order sale (month of April) with Rebel Hill Farm in Clinton.
Bulk - huge selection of herbs & spices, Fair Trade and organic coffee & tea, everything from beans and grains to dried fruits, pastas, granola and snacks. Personal care products, cooking oils, nut butters (including grind your own almond and peanut), etc. Customers encouraged to bring containers (weigh them at the register first) or you can purchase them at the Co-op.
Dairy - large offering of local & organic: raw milk from local dairies, free range eggs, kefir, yogurt, butter (including raw), ricotta, cottage cheese, soy products - including local organic tofu and tempeh made with Maine-grown soybeans, etc.
Bread - large selection of local bakers (delivery schedule posted on bread rack), Maine grown grains, local bagels, gluten-free options (fresh & frozen).
Frozen - Maine organic blueberries, organic frozen fruits & veggies, pizzas & entrees, Maine-made ravioli, pesto, meats and meat-free alternatives, juices, breads, ice cream (dairy & non), sorbets, fruit bars, etc.
Meat & Cheese - local artisan cheeses, local free-range & organic poultry, local organic & grassfed beef, local ground water buffalo meat (frozen), our own hand crafted sausages with local meats, seafood from local distributors or direct from the fishermen (seasonal weekly Fish Drop with Port Clyde Fresh Catch) portclydefreshcatch.com.
Health & Beauty Aids - over 5000 products; local take priority, organic when possible. In-house trained herbalist M-F daytime.
Beer & Wine - over 300 wines and over 80 beers including organic, kegs by special order, Maine microbreweries, wineries and meaderies, case discounts for wine (can be mixed); home-brewing, wine and soda making supplies.
General Merchandise - Fair trade products from around the world, Putamayo CDs & listening station, local greeting cards & crafts, calendars (including the popular moon phase lunar calendar), kitchen gadgets, smudge sticks & incense, periodicals & books, and more!
Companion Animal Care - natural and organic canned & dry foods (packaged & bulk), health supplements, cat litter, bones, biscuits & treats, Maine-grown organic catnip, toys, shampoos, flea products, etc.
Community-owned since 1976 with 3600+ member-owners; Maine's oldest and largest food co-op. Very popular deli/cafe, located in scenic downtown Belfast. All are welcome! Open 7:30am-8pm daily.
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