ZERO WASTE GROCERY GUIDE: INDIANA.

Where to shop for bulk, package-free, zero waste foods in Indiana: a state-by-state grocery store guide | Litterless

Bloomington

-Bloomingfoods: Stock up on regional produce, a huge selection of bulk dry goods, and bulk liquids like honey and cooking oil here.

Chesterton

-Molly Bea's Ingredients: The staff welcomes containers brought from home. Fill up on flour, sugar, nuts, chocolates, candies, tea, coffee, spices, and more.

Goshen

-Soapy Gnome: Buy locally-made, package-free soaps and shampoo bars.

Greenwood

-Nature's Pharm: Fill up a growler with kombucha on tap.

Indianapolis

-The Fresh Market: Use your own bulk bags in their bulk section, which has tons of snack foods like nuts, dried fruit, nut butters, candy, chocolate, pretzels, and trail mix.
-Fresh Thyme: Bring your own containers to fill up on dry goods (coffee, beans, granola, trail mix, snacks, grains, TONS of candy and chocolate, unpackaged bar soap, and more) as well as bulk liquids - oils, vinegar (like apple cider vinegar), nut butters, agave, honey, and more.
-Georgetown Market: Offers a bulk section with beans, grains, nuts, dried fruit, snacks, and more.
-Good Earth Natural Foods: Find a great selection of bulk dry goods - beans, grains, dry mixes, nuts, seeds, snacks, flours, sugars, spices, herbs, teas, chocolate, and more - and the friendly staff doesn't mind when you bring your own containers to fill.
-Goose the Market: Offers bulk goods like grains, nuts, seeds, dried mushrooms, and dried fruit - plus, ask if they can package your meat or cheese in your own jar!
-HopCat, Metazoa, or the Upland Tasting Room: Fill a glass growler with beer on tap.
-Market District: A source for bulk, package-free loose leaf teas.
-Nature's Pharm: At their Castleton location, you can fill up a growler with kombucha on tap.
-Oberweis: Milk in returnable glass containers that can be found at Whole Foods, Meijer, Fresh Thyme, and more.
-Pogue's Run Grocer: You can purchase bulk dry goods at this spot on the near east side.

Lafayette

-City Foods: You can buy bulk dry goods such as grains, beans, nuts, seeds, and baking supplies.
-Nature's Pharm: Fill up a growler with kombucha on tap.

Northwest Indiana

-3 Rivers Co-op: This spot in Fort Wayne sells bulk cooking oil, herbs, spices, candy, flour, whole grains, rice, beans, nuts, seeds, loose teas, honey, and filtered water.
-Maple City Market: This Goshen store loves when you bring containers from home to stock up on some of the many items on offer, including grains, beans, tea and coffee, nuts and nut butters, honey and other sweeteners, and olive and canola oil.
-The Soapy Gnome: Also in Goshen, stop by for locally made, package-free soaps, including shampoo bars.

South Bend

-The Purple Porch Co-op: Sells a huge variety of package-free foods for you to decant into your own containers, including grains and flours, beans and legumes, nuts and seeds, coffee, granola, trail mix, nutritional yeast, snacks and sweets, cereal, herbs, spices, teas, nut butter, and cooking oils. They also have kombucha on tap.

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