- L'Essence-Ciel. Close to Montgomery you can find this organic food shop (with bio-baskets). Avenue de l'Armee 13, 1040 Brussels.
- Biologic. Organic food shop at Avenue de Roodebeek 143, 1030 Brussels, Tel: 02/734.13.21, 9-19h00 (Sat. 8-14h00), www.epiceriebio.be. Also organic baskets on Tuesdays (order Wednesdays before 19h)
- Boeregoed/Côté Soleil - out of business
- Sequoia. Bio Supermarket in Kerkstraat, Rue de l'Eglise, 1150 Sint-Pieters Woluwe (close to Dumontplein, Stockel) Tel: 02/771.68.38. And one in Ukkel/Uccle: Sint-Jobsesteenweg 532 Ch. de Saint-Job and tel: 02/379.01.97
- Biosphère. Organic supermarket close to Wavre, Boulevard du Centenaire 8, 1325, Dion-Valmont, open from Tuesday to Friday 9h30 to 19h00 and Saturdays from 9h30 to 18h00, Tel 010/24.34.41 and www.biosphere.be.
- De Dageraad. Bio Supermarket, Brusselsesteenweg 310, Overijse, Tel: 02/687.37.03, 9-18h00.
- Bio Shop. Bio Supermarket, Kartuizerstraat 66, 1000 Brussel, Tel: 02/511.94.02, open 8h30-19.00, www.bioshop.be – also has a restaurant Den Teepot (open 12-14h)
- Ozfair. Ozfair is a fairtrade and organic shop which offers a nice selection of presents - necklaces, tea pots, bath products, Cds, clothing and wooden toys for children. They also serve breakfast and lunch. 44 avenue Jean Volders in St Gilles.
- Bioplanet. Bio Supermarket in different places outside of Brussels but, food and goods can be delivered at the Colruyt of your choice on day of your choice and ordered on www.bioplanet.be
Colruyt is an ordinary supermarket, but it has the most eco-friendly policy of them all (click here for more info on their green policy) and has a wide range of organic products. Their website is partly available in English. The buyers association TestAankoop/TestAchat has declared it the cheapest supermarket in Belgium.
There are several options. You can either go to the shop yourself and do not forget your bags/boxes. Or you can also order everything on-line and pick it up at the cash desk of your nearest Colruyt (Collect and Go). You can also to choose to order products from Bioplanet online and have them delivered at your Colruyt. Another option is to use their Collivery service: order things through their website and have it delivered at home (for free when above 250 euro), which can be used for your storage items once a month or every two months. Do not forget to save your on-line shopping trolley or pushcart ("winkelwagentje") for next time as your "personal shopping list": you will only need to make minor changes next time you order! You will find it all on www.colruyt.be
Delhaize has a service to bring goods (organic and non-organic) at your home (free as from 300 euro, else you pay a small fee) and then you can order a selection bio food and even organic baskets. You will get a catalogue sent to your home. www.caddyhome.be
- Place Saint-Catherine/Sint-Katelijne, 1000 Brussels : every Wednesday 7h30-15h (moved to this location in May 2008 and used to be on Muntplein/Place de la Monnaie)
- Chaussée de Rodebeek, 101 1200 Bruxelles Wednesdays 16h00 - 19h00 Saturdays 8h30 - 12h30
- Place Homer, 1180 Brussels, Sundays 6h00 - 13h00
- Overijse, Thursday, 8h30 -12h (more info tel: 016/65.15.60)
- Some other markets, like the ones in Stockel (Dumontplein/Place Dumont) and Schaarbeek, have some organic and eco-friendly farmers present.
- Oudegraanmarkt, 1000 Brussels
- Homerplein, 1180 Ukkel: every Sunday 6-13h
- Roodebeeksteenweg 101, 1200 Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe: Wed. 16-19h and Sat. from 8h30-12h30.
- For markets in general, just check when and where there is a fresh market in your commune by asking at your commune or by doing a search on "markt" and the name of your commune on www.cultuurweb.be.
- Organic food baskets
- Good e-guide on organic food shops in Brussels
- More addresses to be found on specialized databases like www.biodichtbijhuis.be / www.bioforum.be / www.greenbazaar.be
- More about sustainable consumption on the website of the Belgian Federal Government (look under "Environment").
- Check the Brussels Green section of Visit Brussels.
Should you notice any changes in these listings or if you can provide some useful information on the shops and markets you visited, feel free to share in the comments!