Buyers Club

RFE Buyers ClubDo you want real, whole, natural, organic and local (whenever possible) foods for the best prices possible? If so (and if you are local to Rockford, Michigan), then join our Buyers Club! We order from various natural food sources while enjoying discounts that are offered to buying clubs such as ours. There is also the added convenience of one local pickup location for (almost) everything!

Click for the Ordering Schedule

 

Our Sources

Country Life Natural Foods

Based in southwest Michigan, Country Life Natural Foods is a wholesale and retail distributor of natural, organic, and vegetarian foods. Their product line of over 1200 items includes a full variety of nuts, dried fruits, soy products, grains, beans, seasonings, juices, pastas, granolas, cereals, carob products, plus much more! No animal products offered.

  • Ordering schedule: monthly
  • View products and prices: clnf.org (you can see prices and product descriptions without logging in)
  • To place an order: email your order to Melissa (view order sheet here to see what info we need and to calculate your costs)

Creswick Farms

Located in Ravenna, Michigan, Creswick Farms is a source for grass fed meats, eggs, handcrafted sausages, specialty meats, and nitrate-free bacons.

  • Ordering schedule: monthly
  • View products and prices: creswickfarms.com
  • To place an order: email your order to Melissa ($5 sorting fee)

Frontier Natural Products Co-op

Spices, mixes, organic body and home items, baking supplies, teas, bar soap (to grate into homemade laundry detergent), lip balms, kids’ toothpaste, Burt’s Bees diaper cream, diapers, colored pencils, drawing paper, cupcake liners…

  • Ordering schedule: every other month
  • View products and prices: wholesale.frontiercoop.com (contact us for the username and password; you will need to log in to place your order)
  • To place an order: log in to the website with our buyers club username and password, make your order (fill your cart), then save the order by naming it by your last name. This allows us to place the group order and keep the items sorted.

Wilderness Family Naturals

A great source for coconut oil and other coconut products as well as chocolate/cacao, culturing & sprouting products, food oils, herbs/spices, natural sweeteners, nuts/seeds, rice & grains, and snack foods.

  • Ordering schedule: several times a year
  • View products and prices: wildernessfamilynaturals.com (contact us for the username and password, you will need to log in to see the wholesale prices)
  • To place an order: email your order (including product code) to Melissa

Little Rooster Bread Company

A family-owned sustainable farm in West Michigan. Our source for fresh made breads, hot dog & hamburger buns, rolls, crackers, croutons, and cheeses, all preservative-free.

  • Ordering schedule: monthly
  • View products and prices: a list will be emailed to you monthly
  • To place an order: email your order to Melissa

Summary of Buyers Club Guidelines

(members will receive detailed guidelines)

  • We will provide you with an ordering schedule. Orders must be in by a set date. Orders may be submitted by mail, email, or by hand to Melissa. Email is the preferred method (melissa@realfoodeater.com)
  • Payments by cash or check (made out to “Melissa Boersma”) can be made upon pickup unless specified otherwise.
  • Your order must be picked up during the specified date and times (listed on the ordering schedule) unless prior arrangements have been made. There is a $5 daily late fee if your order is not picked up. Pickup location is listed in the detailed guidelines provided to members.
  • After receiving your order, please check for missing or damaged items and report them within 24 hours to receive credit and/or return items.
  • There is a one-time $25 membership fee to join the Buyers Club. To cover expenses we request a 5% fee be added to orders (tax excluded) unless specified otherwise. In the case of an insufficiently funded payment you will be charged $35 to cover bank charges. Remember there is no sales tax on food items.
  • Members can join our facebook group: RealFoodEaterBuyersClub

To Join RealFoodEaters Buyers Club

Just send an email to Melissa: melissa@realfoodeater.com. She will send you all of the information you need!

Contact Information

Melissa’s email: melissaboersma@gmail.com

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