Bulk Foods

The bulk food section is full of whole grain foods that are minimally packaged and labeled in our facility. We have plastic baggies and ties for your use. If you would like to shop to minimize waste and strive for zero waste, bring your own containers. You can weigh containers on our scales to tare them. In our bulk section you will find:

  • grains
  • flours
  • meals
  • beans
  • lentils
  • dried fruit
  • nuts
  • seeds
  • sprouting seeds
  • spices
  • herbs
  • tea
  • higher grounds coffee

The Henry Street store in Norton Shores is our only location with bulk food dispensers for whole foods. Every location but Downtown has jars of spices from which you can fill your own containers. Each store has a scale at which you can weigh your jar before you fill it with a product. If you are looking to shop zero-waste, the Henry Street locations has the most options for you. If you would like to order whole bags of bulk commodities, we can special order these for you.

Frontier Herbs is our wholesaler for bulk items. These products must be grown on land that has not had synthetic fertilizers, growth regulators, insecticides, or herbicides applied to it for a minimum of three years. This is one of many conditions that must be met by organic growers and manufacturers in order to meet the federal government standards for organic certification.