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123 N. Hill St
South Bend, IN 46617



Everyone is Welcome!

One of South Bend's favorite Organic Food Store and Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurants*

Purple Porch Co-op is a community-owned cafegrocery store and farmers market.  We specialize in locally grown, organic, bulk, and other specialty foods and are proud of the wide variety of items we carry, from dairy, meats, fresh produce and snacks to cleaning products and personal care items.

Everyone is welcome to shop at Purple Porch.  As a cooperative business, we rely on people of our community to purchase equity shares and shop our store and eat at our Cafe Max.  

123 N. Hill St., South Bend



Monday - Saturday 8am - 8pm
Sundays 11am-5pm

Cafe Hours

Monday - Saturday Coffee and Baked goods 8am; Salad Bar and Hot foods 10:30-8pm.


Wednesdays 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Highly Organized, Motivated People

Currently accepting applications for Cooks and Customer Service Food Sales.  Relevant experience required. A commitment to good food and community is desired.  More...

Become a Member-owner

Community members become owners of Purple Porch Co-op for a number of reasons. Many people join to support a community-owned business that works to sustain the local economy. You do not need to be an owner to shop at the co-op, but if you decide to join you will enjoy several owner benefits.  More...

UpComing Events

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Available daily at Purple Porch Co-op

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Presto Kombucha

Kombucha on Tap in the store daily

Sassy Cow Creamery
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Hartzler Dairy
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Non-homogenized Cream Line Milk in returnable glass bottles, Artificial Hormone Free,
Low Temperature Vat Pasteurized