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Bulk Food Wholesale sources in Western Washington?

 
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Hi there,

Anyone have any wholesaler recommendations for large, potentially recurring bulk organic dry goods orders? (mostly beans, flour, some spices, etc).  Specifically one that works with individuals or buyers clubs.  We're in the Bellingham, WA area if there happens to be a buyers club in the area open to a new member. Thanks!

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Organic Matters has an outlet in Bellingham.

omfoods.com
 
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Cool I'll check it out! I also just came across Azure which seems great.
 
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I was going to recommend Azure Standard. I have used them for years and have been able to join a drop off group wherever I have moved.
 
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I've used Azure for years also. Very reliable for dry and frozen goods and an excellent selection of staple goods. The fresh produce is questionable depending upon the distance from them. Not their doing, just the time in transit even with refrigeration.
 
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I agree with the others, try Azure Standard:

https://permies.com/t/61122/Azure-Standard-bulk-organic-food
 
Seriously? That's what you're going with? I prefer this tiny ad:
the permaculture bootcamp in winter (plus half-assed holidays)
https://permies.com/t/149839/permaculture-projects/permaculture-bootcamp-winter-assed-holidays
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