The Art of Celebrating: Little 5 Weekend

Finally! After a wintry spring, the sun is out and the sky is blue – just in time to help usher in one of Bloomington’s most notorious traditions, the Little 500, the largest collegiate bike race in the country. Since 1951, riders have been celebrating the sport they love and raising scholarship money for fellow…

Springtime Inspiration at the Winter Farmers Market

by Salem Williams The Bloomington Winter Farmers Market is winding down for the season, but the early spring greenhouse harvest mustn’t be forgotten. This is a special time to find particular early spring ingredients such as young, fresh micro-greens, arugula, and radishes. Sean with Barnhouse Farms throws his micro-greens in smoothies, on tacos, eggs, and bagels….

Unique Gifts for the Coffee Lover!

  By Samantha Eibling Haven’t finished your holiday gift shopping yet? Not even sure what to buy?  Don’t panic, we have your back!  We’ll be posting our gift guides throughout the next two weeks to give you inspiration for everyone on your list. Luckily, lots of people love coffee.  Trust us – coffee related items…

Food Insecurity Hits Home: We Can Fight Back #ShopForGood

As Erin Hollinden writes in a guest column for today’s edition of local online mag Limestone Post, Food Insecurity, is not something isolated to Appalachia, Asian, or another far-off place.  It hits way to close to home for at least 1 in 7 Indiana residents, which includes 1 in 5 children. Please join us today for #ShopForGood….

Join Us Thursday, December 7th for the HOLIDAY HIKE!

This Thursday, December 7th we will be extending our hours along with our neighbors for a special shopping experience -the downtown Bloomington Holiday Hike! Join us from 6-9pm as we sample a host of lovely new food items, tea, and locally roasted coffee.  Along with our excellent selection of trusted kitchen tools, quality pans, and…

Give the Gift of a Well-Rounded Kitchen this Holiday Season!

by Samantha Eibling Building a kitchen or filling in some of the basics, doesn’t need to cause stress or confusion. These fundamental tools,starting at just $3.99, will help you round out your own kitchen or make a great gift for someone you care about this holiday season. You simply cannot go wrong with an iron…

Encourage a Love of Food with My First Knife by KAI ltd

by Steve Stroup Is there a young person in your life who loves being in the kitchen and is anxious to begin developing food preparation skills?  If so, My First Knife by KAI is a splendid tool for getting them off to a safe and satisfying start.  My First Knife is specifically designed for novice users…

The 12 Days of Pumpkin Pie ~ #2 S’mores Pumpkin Pie

We love a classic pumpkin pie and lo and behold while researching recipes we came across so many inspiring variations we couldn’t resist posting them all.  If you are looking for a pumpkin dessert with a little extra oomph, something that will be the center of conversation – please enjoy the 12 Days of Pumpkin Pie…

Cookies For Critters Continues!

We are honored to continue the tradition of helping our furry friends this holiday season. If you are attending the Canopy of Lights – Downtown on the Square, please stop into Goods for Cooks. We will offer Cookies for Critters once again this year – an opportunity to warm up while awaiting the festivities, shop*,…