French Broad Food Co+Op

Hours: 8am to 8pm
90 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801


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.