BIPOC Shopping Guide

Alberta Co-op has spent the last few weeks reflecting on what our organization can do to support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in our community and in the world at large. We recognize that we do not have all the answers, but we are working to educate ourselves and to create action plans for what we can do to show our support.

Prioritizing spending money on BIPOC-owned products is a direct way to show solidarity and uplift communities of color. We’ve compiled a list of local Black-owned restaurants and farms, as well as Black and POC-owned brands that we carry at the co-op. Companies that have made donations in support of Black Lives Matter are also listed.

We will continue to update the list (and apologize in advance for any accidental omissions). If you have any other companies or organizations that should be added to our list, please share them with us at marketing@alberta.coop.

Black-Owned Restaurants in NE Portland Open During COVID-19

Visit iloveblackfood.com for an extensive list of Black-owned eateries in the area.

Black-Owned Local Farms

Black Futures Farm | Portland, OR | Food systems development support, food systems technical assistance, consulting, project management, community facilitation, ideation and incubation of local and regional small business | Website + Instagram | Email: bfscpdx@gmail.com

Food Power Co-op | Portland, OR | Offers community gardening; a seed bank network; food co-op; farm storage and a number of other food sovereignty initiatives | Website

Mudbone Grown | Portland, OR | Enhances food security, reduces energy use, improves community health and well-being, and stabilizes our communities | Website + Instagram | Email: info@mudbonegrown.com

Solidarity! Farm | Southern Oregon | Grows and sells vegetables, herbs, flowers, and indoor plants | Facebook

Village Gardens | Portland, OR | Grows fruits and vegetables | Website | Tel. 503-927-0820

Ark Republic has compiled a list of Black farms all around the country.

Black-Owned Products On Our Shelves

We certainly don’t have enough products from Black vendors and we hope to change that. If you’re a BIPOC-owned business looking to get on our shelves, fill out a vendor application!

POC-Owned Products On Our Shelves

Companies That Are Contributing to Black Lives Matter

†indicates that the company is local

*indicates that the company is fair-trade certified