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What is a Co-op?

Frontier Co-op has been a member-owned cooperative supporting natural living since 1976 — owned by stores and other organizations that buy and sell our products. We feel the insights and values we gain from this special relationship with our owners are at the heart of our success.

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What is a Co-op?

Growing Organics: Aromatics Inc.

It’s interesting to hear about someone’s lifestyle choices ‘before’ and ‘after’ they decided to “go organic.” The change is often sparked by some kind of revelation, inspiration or health-related event.

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Growing Organics: Aromatics Inc.

8 Alternative Flours You'll Want to Experiment With

Frontier Co-op distributes a broad range of gluten-free (and whole grain) flours for baking, thickening and more. While these high-quality flours are excellent substitutes to all-purpose flour, they come with their nuances.

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8 Alternative Flours You'll Want to Experiment With

10 Benefits of Becoming a Co-op Member

Low Prices: Being a wholesale member-owner gives you access to 300 brands and 10,000+ natural products at less than retail prices. Cutting out the middleman translates to bigger savings for you and your customers.

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10 Benefits of Becoming a Co-op Member

Frontier Customer Care: We're Human and Happy to Help

and some have a robotic answering service. We’re proud to say, we’re human and are happy to help right away - by phone and by email.

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Frontier Customer Care: We're Human and Happy to Help

The Whole Essential Oil Story: Better Than Ever Before

Consumers need how-to-use essential oil information as much as they need the actual oils themselves. With the popularity of the oils booming and newbie companies proliferating, the information being shared can sometimes promise wildly unfounded medical claims and potentially unsafe usage directions.

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The Whole Essential Oil Story: Better Than Ever Before

All About Our Manufacturers' Brands

Frontier Co-op has been a member-owned cooperative supporting natural living since 1976. From the beginning, our customers and member-owners have been the core of who we are as a co-op, and continue to be as we move forward.

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All About Our Manufacturers' Brands

How Does Fair Trade Work and Who Benefits?

In a nutshell, the farmers and communities where the Fair Trade Certified product was produced benefit from your purchases. Fair Trade certification provides poor farmers and farm workers with guaranteed minimum prices, decent work conditions and fair wages to prevent their exploitation.

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How Does Fair Trade Work and Who Benefits?

All About Our Packing Peanuts

Plastic polystyrene packing peanuts (try saying that five times fast) are a pernicious problem. Those white, “S-shaped” pieces of foam contaminate the planet and take hundreds of years to decompose.

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All About Our Packing Peanuts

What Your Customers Do and Don't Want in the Products They Buy

Ever wonder what those pretty labels, badges and claims mean on the products sitting on your shelves? What does cruelty-free really mean? What are parabens and why are they bad? How does Kosher different from Halal? We’re glad you asked. Your customers care about the products they purchase – products that reflect their values.

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What Your Customers Do and Don't Want in the Products They Buy

Brand of the Month: Chosen Foods