On a beautiful and warm August day, 75 BriarPatch owners, families, and members of our community gathered at the Johansen Organic Farm in Penn Valley for the annual BriarPatch Farm Tour. Rich and [...]
From Richard Drace, Board President Oh, Puleez,” I mumble to myself, as the presenter at co-op conference workshop I was attending addressed us as “co-operators “ every four or five sentences. To [...]
Hugging the steep slope above the South Yuba River, Independence Trail winds through a mature forest of madrone, Pacific dogwood, and incense cedar. For decades, busloads of school children, some [...]
BriarPatch Food Co-op is a local, community-owned business. We promote a strong and sustainable community by supporting other local businesses. Every dollar spent at BriarPatch has roughly three times as much local economic impact as a dollar spent at a non-locally owned business.