Guatemala Dental Clinic
With the help of about $50,000 in donations from Frontier, our Well Earth co-op supplier Fedecovera expanded their dental services into a new clinic with new equipment and an additional dentist. The clinic in Coban, Guatemala, services 25,000 people (growers and their families) who are part of 41 independent farmer co-ops organized under the larger Fedecovera co-op.
Parsley — A Quality Choice
There are two main types of parsley — the familiar curly leaf and flat-leaf. We sell only the more robustly flavored flat leaf parsley (sometimes called Italian parsley) Petroselinum crispum var.
Well Earth Partnership: Elder from Bulgaria
Our sourcing of Frontier Co-op elder leaf and elderberry is a great example of the mutually beneficial partnerships we build with our suppliers through our Well Earth sustainable sourcing program. Our Well Earth partner in Bulgaria supplies not only our elder products, but a number of herbs other that are all grown on small farms or responsibly wildcrafted.
Foster Farm Botanicals
One of the key objectives of the Frontier Co-op Global Sourcing Department is to expand organic farming in the United States and abroad. We continually look for opportunities to collaborate with farms and processors not only to source quality organic products, but also to be a resource supporting organic agriculture.
Cooperative Community Funds
People Helping People For millions of farmers around the world, Fair Trade Certified™ products mean thriving communities, kids in school, and a healthy environment. By purchasing Fair Trade Certified products, you support the farmers who grow and provide quality tea, cocoa, vanilla, sugar, herbs and spices.
Indian Creek Nature Center
Frontier Co-op has given $150,000 to the Indian Creek Nature Center’s Etzel Sugar Grove Farm project. The funds will be used to help develop an organic farm to educate and feed the local community.
Grow: Johnson County
Grow: Johnson County is a hunger-relief and educational farm not far from our North Liberty facility in Iowa City, IA. The three-acre farm grows organic fruits and vegetables that are donated to local hunger-relief agencies and provides hands-on gardening and farming experience for community members of all ages and backgrounds.
NewBo City Market
NewBo City Market is a dynamic public space — and gathering place — promoting health, happiness, and well-being in the heart of the New Bohemia District near downtown Cedar Rapids. This remarkable nonprofit organization is home to unique food and retail business start-ups, farmers and artisans markets, and numerous events — community arts, entertainment and educational.
Coralville Community Food Pantry
The Coralville Community Food Pantry partners with its community to help meet the basic needs for food and personal care items for those who need assistance. Individuals and families can visit the pantry once a week to select from an array high-quality food and personal care items.
Table to Table
Table to Table, in nearby Iowa City, is feeding the hungry, homeless and at-risk populations of their community with tons of wholesome edible food that would otherwise go into the local landfill. Each week, Table to Table saves over 40,000 pounds of wholesome food from the landfill by collecting it from donors and distributing it through agencies that serve those in need.