More About the Bulk Department

Get back to basics with bulk foods at GreenStar. With its strong emphasis on organic and locally produced foods, our Bulk Department truly reflects the needs and values of our membership.

Dig into our large selection of healthy and hearty whole grains, beans, seeds, nuts, fruits, oils, vinegars and sweeteners as well as an amazing selection of granolas, trail mixes, and other snacks.

Every day, in our aisles, you'll find products that represent GreenStar's commitment to protecting the environment and workers' rights. Most of our products are organic (some conventional equivalents are also available) and Fair Trade Certified coffee, chocolate and sweeteners also abound. Of course we are always on the lookout for new Fair Trade products and will stock them as soon as they become available. We also offer many locally produced, organic products such as beans, grains and seeds from Cayuga Pure Organics; maple syrup from Wards Maple; honey from Rowland's Honey; and tofu from Ithaca Soy (made from local, organic soybeans, too!) just to name a few. We also carry many products to support wheat-free, gluten-free and dairy-free diets that may be hard to find elsewhere.

Our friendly and knowledgeable Bulk Department staff has many years of natural food experience and is always available to answer your questions, or help with your specific needs, whatever they may be.

The Bulk Department enjoys support from a large crew of member-workers that help to keep us stocked, in exchange for a healthy discount at the checkout lanes. Some of our member-workers have worked in the Department for over a decade!

Whether you're looking for some basic organic staples to cook dinner at home or for a potluck or some decadent, organic, Fair Trade treat for your sweetie, you'll find it right here, in Bulkville!

New in Bulk

Wake Up to Wide Awake Granola and More

Joe Damiano,
Bulk Department Manager

Wide Awake Rooster LogoWide Awake Bakery makes killer bread, yes, but in Bulk they keep us supplied with tasty granola and pasta, all organic and fresh.

I want to shine the spotlight on a really great local bakery that's bringing us really great local products. You may have guessed it! The Wide Awake Bakery is truly worth crowing about! Our friends there never disappoint. Their granolas — Buckin' Mule, and Cacklin' Hen — are two of the tastiest you'll ever get your hands on, anywhere, anytime. Made with organic ingredients, they're always super fresh and completely satisfying. Actually, they're getting to be so popular that we can barely keep them on the shelf! Wide Awake Bakery's pastas, too, are quickly gaining the same recognition around town. Made from local, organic flours, their shells, spaghetti, and fettucine are wholesome and delicious. Watch for the new varieties they're continually bringing in, keeping it interesting for us and provocative for our taste buds. Give this local gem a try — you won't be disappointed!

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