Download our 2019 Annual Report where you’ll see our collective accomplishments including continued growth in Co-op owners and sales, tremendous expansion of our GIVE program and our annual fiscal year-end financial statement showing positive net income for the first time since investing in expanding our community to the Denfeld neighborhood!
For nearly 50 years, Whole Foods Co-op has been Duluth’s destination for organic and fresh foods. We are extremely thankful to the community and Owners who have made our continual growth possible.
20 members form the Whole Foods Buying Club
Location: Chester Creek House at E 13th Avenue & 2nd Street
First Coordinator hired
Summer: 901 E 7th Street
Fall: 24 W 5th Street
Whole Foods merges with Community Food Buying Club at 631 E 8th Street
Whole Foods takes over West End Co-op
West End Co-op closes
Moved to 1332 E 4th Street
Moved to 610 E 4th Street – 2,500 Owners strong!
Whole Foods Co-op becomes the first LEED Certified Building in Duluth, first LEED Certified Adaptive Use Building and Retailer in Minnesota, and the first LEED Certified Co-op in the U.S. WFC also secures Certified Organic Retailer status in all departments.
WFC gains the ENERGY STAR rating
Whole Foods Co-op purchases the Members Cooperative Credit Union building next door
The Brewery Creek Overlook seating area and customer parking are expanded – Ownership tops 6,700!
With over 8,000 Owners, Whole Foods Co-op announces expansion to a second location on the corner of Grand and 45th Avenue West. Our Denfeld location is slated to open early in 2016.