The Bethlehem Food Co-Op (BFC) is is a start-up co-op in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Incorporated in 2013, and with more than 1,500 current member-households, BFC has laid the groundwork for a successful full-service co-op grocery store in Bethlehem that will be located at 250 E. Broad St. in the first-floor of a new mix-used development building.

The co-op has published a Request for Proposal for Store Equipment to successfully take the organization through the fit-out process of their retail space. The co-op’s project management team, Simplified Business Solutions, will be managing the RFP and proposal process.

To view and download the full RFP, click here. For Q&A related to this RFP, click here.

RFP Issued: March 1, 2024
Proposal Submission Deadline: March 22, 2024 at 5pm ET.

Questions about the RFP and project may be submitted prior to the submission deadline for the proposal.
Questions should be submitted in writing via email to
To maintain free and fair competition, all questions and their answers will be posted on the Bethlehem Food Co-Op’s website.

Email if you would like to submit a proposal and the supplemental materials will be provided to you via email.
All proposals should be submitted to
All proposals should be submitted in one document in .pdf format