French Broad Food Co+Op


Nathaniel “Nate” Crosby

Nathaniel Crosby, only 31 years young, died on April 15th, 2021. Nate’s passing was senseless and tragic. Nate worked as a cashier at the French Broad Food Co-op for over two years and he was such a joy to be around it felt like a much longer period of time. Many of our staff members …

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FBFC In Citizen Times Article: When masks are required, who enforces the rules?

The Citizen Times asked to observe customer and employee mask compliance at local grocery stores. Almost all refused. Here’s what they said: Publix media relations manager Nicole Krauss. “We apologize for the inconvenience and you know we are always happy to help when able, however we’ve declined all requests for in-store/store-front/parking lot/distribution center b-roll and interviews …

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Shopping for groceries amid COVID-19

Bobby Sullivan, manager at French Broad Co-Op, talks about the measures the store is taking to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Small bites: Bow Chicka Wow Wow

In recent years, herbalist Melissa Fryar has experienced an influx of people coming to her with the same problem: low libido. “It’s a normal part of life,” says the health and body care manager at French Broad Food Co-op. “We live in a stressful world.” With Valentine’s Day around the corner, Fryar plans to help individuals and …

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French Broad Food Co-op Building in 1946

Our building has quite a history! It’s housed many companies, including Coca Cola, United Motors, F&G Motors, and Ed Orr. Thanks to Steve Wilson for the photo, found here.