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Opening in March!

At this time, we anticipate our Denfeld store will be open in March 2016 preceded by hiring about 60 new staff in January and February. Stop by and check out the construction site at 4426 Grand Avenue! There’s more good news for our Denfeld Project as the collaboration with the City’s Edible Duluth Committee has […]

Construction Underway!

Construction is finally underway on the Denfeld site (4426 Grand Avenue). We appreciate the support of our many partners on this project including LHB Architects & Engineers, Johnson Wilson Constructors, Members Cooperative Credit Union, the National Co+op Grocers-Development Co-op, our in-house Denfeld Design Team, our Board of Directors, and all of our Owner investors and […]

Financing Options Available Until Store Opening!

Since opening the Owner Finance Program in March 2014, 164 Owners have invested in either Owner Loans ($1,034,000) and/or Class C equity ($102,000); both investment opportunities are still open through mid-March (until store opening!) and we encourage you (Owners who are Minnesota residents) to contact finance@wholefoods.coop or call 218-728-0884 ext.1, to speak to someone in […]

Looks Can Be Deceiving

Even though the site still looks vacant, a lot of work has been done on the Denfeld Project in the last few months: We broke the ice with our new neighbors in the Denfeld area by participating in a number of community events throughout the summer. Since opening the Owner Finance Program in March, 149 […]

Patience, Persistence, and Perspiration

For several months, our Denfeld Design Team has been ticking off the requirements to get to closing on the purchase of the land and approval of design and financing for construction of the Denfeld site. We have approval of conventional financing subject to accepting a construction bid that fits the parameters of the project budget. […]

Branching Out

By June 30, we anticipate the closing on the purchase of 1.4 acres of land at 4426 Grand Avenue, the future site of our second location: WFC Denfeld! Since the beginning of 2014 we’ve been in in a hive of due diligence on this project including: Confirming feasibility— the site-specific market study noted ta high […]

Narrowing the Search For a Second Site

“I wish the store was bigger so that we could support a larger variety of all items, and that then the prices of many items could be reduced.” —Comment from 2013 WFC Consumer Survey As a bigger store at the current location is not feasible, a second site is our best option for resolving our […]

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Hillside Location

610 E 4th Street
Duluth, MN 55805

Denfeld Location

4426 Grand Avenue
Duluth, MN 55807