ZERO WASTE GROCERY GUIDE: VIRGINIA

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

Alexandria

-MOM's Organic Market: Stock up on bulk basics (grains, baking supplies, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, snacks, pastas, coffee, tea, herbs, spices, and more). They also offer a range of zero waste lifestyle products, including reusable cutlery sets, food storage containers, cleaning supplies, and home compost bins.

Arlington

-MOM's Organic Market: Stock up on bulk basics (grains, baking supplies, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, snacks, pastas, coffee, tea, herbs, spices, and more). They also offer a range of zero waste lifestyle products, including reusable cutlery sets, food storage containers, cleaning supplies, and home compost bins.

Blacksburg

-Eats Natural Foods: You can buy package-free coffee, tea, herbs, and spices.

Charlottesville

-Integral Yoga: You can find bulk coffee, tea, herbs (both culinary and medicinal), spices, salts, beans, lentils, grains, cereals, honey, nut butters, flours, dried fruit, nuts & seeds, trail mixes, snacks, and treats. These are often organic and fair trade! They also sell bulk cleaning supplies, as well as local produce year-round.
-Rebecca's Natural Foods: You can find good bulk basics here, like grains, beans, baking supplies, nuts, and snacks, plus lots more: bulk organic spices, organic herbs, shampoo, Dr. Bronner's soap, organic almond butter, organic peanut butter, Virginia honey, organic dried fruit, salts, facial mask clay, organic tea, and Virginia local tea.

Harrisonburg

-Bring Your Own: This store sells good for a zero waste life. Find everything from reusable cotton bulk bags to cloth diapers to charcoal water filtering sticks to bamboo utensils, and so much more.
-Friendly City Food Co-op: Offers bulk flour, beans, grains, candy, trail mix, snacks, herbs, and spices.

Herndon

-MOM's Organic Market: Stock up on bulk basics (grains, baking supplies, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, snacks, pastas, coffee, tea, herbs, spices, and more). They also offer a range of zero waste lifestyle products, including reusable cutlery sets, food storage containers, cleaning supplies, and home compost bins.

Lexington

-Blue Phoenix Cafe and Market: Bulk grains, beans, pastas, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, snacks, herbs, spices, teas, coffee, honey, kombucha on tap, and more. They also have loose pastries and bagels, plus loose local eggs that you can purchase in your own reused carton.

Merrifield

-MOM's Organic Market: Stock up on bulk basics (grains, baking supplies, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, snacks, pastas, coffee, tea, herbs, spices, and more). They also offer a range of zero waste lifestyle products, including reusable cutlery sets, food storage containers, cleaning supplies, and home compost bins.

Richmond

-7th Street Supply: Bulk grains, beans, and other dry goods, including bulk dog and cat food.
-Ellwood Thompson's: You can buy bulk grains, beans, lentils, baking supplies, nuts, seeds, trail mix, snacks, coffee, tea, herbs, spices, Dr. Bronner's liquid castile soap, jojoba oil, vegetable glycerin, body care products, and more.
-Good Foods Grocery: Stock up on beans, grains, snacks, baking supplies, nuts, pasta, honey, tea, coffee, herbs, spices, and more! You can find a full list of their bulk offerings online here.
-Growlers to Go: Fill up a growler! 
-Rostov's
: Sells bulk coffee and tea.

Roanoke

-Earth Fare: Bulk grains, beans, baking supplies, nuts, seeds, snacks, trail mix, dried fruits, herbs, spices, teas, coffees, honey, soy sauce, maple syrup, soy sauce, cleaning supplies, soaps, and more.
-Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op: Sells bulk baking supplies, grains, beans, nuts, snacks, dried fruits, coffee, tea, spices, herbs, local honey, cleaning supplies, and more.

Staunton

-RefillRenew: This BYOC (Bring Your Own Container) shop has bulk personal care products (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, mouthwash, local apple cider vinegar, sunscreen, hand soap, hand sanitizer, and more) and household cleaning supplies (laundry detergent, dish soap, multipurpose cleaner, glass cleaner, stain remover, and more). You can find a more complete list of their product offerings here.

Williamsburg

-Earth Fare: Bulk grains, beans, baking supplies, nuts, seeds, snacks, trail mix, dried fruits, herbs, spices, teas, coffees, honey, soy sauce, maple syrup, soy sauce, cleaning supplies, soaps, and more.

Woodbridge

-MOM's Organic Market: Stock up on bulk basics (grains, baking supplies, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, snacks, pastas, coffee, tea, herbs, spices, and more). They also offer a range of zero waste lifestyle products, including reusable cutlery sets, food storage containers, cleaning supplies, and home compost bins.

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