Partnerships

Nova Cafe desires to enrich the lives of its guests, employees and community. We strive to be an integral part of our community by supporting local and regional farmers, producers and other local businesses. By supporting Nova Cafe you are supporting our unique Bozeman community.

Reach, Inc.

Non-Profit Partnerships | Bozeman, MT

Reach is a local non-profit committed to empowering adults with disabilities in our community by providing residential, vocational, and transportation services.

Shaggy Bear Farm

Produce | Bozeman, MT

Hydroponic solar powered farm housed inside two re-used shipping containers. Owner Kim Curren provides leafy greens to the Gallatin Valley year round using less than 20 gallons of water a day.

Bausch Potatoes

Produce | Whitehall, MT

Bausch Potatoes is owned and operated by 3rd generation farmer Mark Bausch and his wife Denise. Their 45 acre farm just South of Whitehall, Montana has been in operation since 1947 and now grows and processes potatoes for use in restaurants, schools and hospitals around Central and Western Montana.

Lloyd Craft Farms

Produce | Worland, WY

Lloyd Craft Farms is a small farm near Worland in the Big Horn Basin of North Central Wyoming. Operated by third generation farmer Lloyd Craft and his wife Terri, the small farm produces a variety of fruits and vegetables. While not certified organic, the farm believes in creating healthy soil and healthy plants by utilizing organic farming methods and they apply no synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers.

Pioneer Meats

Meat | Big Timber, MT

Pioneer Meats is family owned meat processor near Big Timber, Montana. Brian and Kelly Engle created their business in 2004, but Brian has been processing meat for more than thirty years. Pioneer Meats has won many awards for their sausage, brats and jerky.

Rockford Coffee Roasters

Coffee | Bozeman, MT

Rockford is a locally owned coffee shop and roaster here in Bozeman. Owners Ryan and Kristin Wilson are passionate about crafting good coffee and their beans are thoughtfully and sustainably sourced, carefully roasted and consistently delicious.

Haven

Non-Profit Partnerships | Bozeman, MT

Haven is committed to reducing the incidence and minimizing the impact of domestic abuse on families and communities. They provide emergency shelter, crisis intervention, on-going support, referrals and education. 

Thrive

Non-Profit Partnerships | Bozeman, MT

Thrive provides mentoring, education, and support for local children and families.

Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture

Non-Profit Partnerships | Bozeman, MT

The Emerson’s Schools in the Gallery and Seniors in the Gallery program, or SIG is a free art education outreach program that connects individuals of all ages to professionally curated exhibits. Led by trained docents, SIG encourages individuals to look closely and share personal perspectives. Participants can also take part in a hands-on activity following the tour to get creative and explore what they have learned.

I Am Interchange

Non-Profit Partnerships | Bozeman, MT

I Am Interchange is a human-based media company focused on sharing the whole story through varied and diverse perspectives. Utilizing professionally facilitated talk show events, I Am Interchange brings contrasting, sometimes polarizing ideas into the same room to create human connections. The stories shared are then explored and amplified through podcasts, music, performance art and articles shared world-wide.

Yellowstone Grassfed Beef

Meat | Bozeman, MT

The folks at Yellowstone Grassfed Beef work hard to be part of a local food system that nourishes and supports the land, the animals, and their community by raising ethically-raised, 100% grassfed and grass-finished beef.

Montana Roots

Produce | Livingston, MT

Montana Roots is a small farm that uses sustainable and organic agriculture practices to grow healthy, vibrant food year-round. They use primarily aquaponics to grow their produce – a symbiotic method of raising fish and plants together in a recirculating ecosystem. They also run a non-profit arm called Root Down that works designs, constructs and helps maintain year-round food production systems, specializing in living aquaponic classroom systems for schools.

Cloud Nine Farm

Produce | Wilsall, MT

Cloud Nine Farm is a producer of certified organic leafy greens and salad blends, purveyor of perennial pasture seed mixes and elderberry tonics, and home to a variety of holistically managed livestock.

Native Fish Keepers

Fish | Polson, MT

A non-profit created by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, Native Fish Keepers works hard to protect native trout in Flathead Lake. Their fisheries integrate traditional knowledge and current science. One of the largest threats to native bull trout and West Slope cutthroat trout is predation by non-native lake trout. Native Fish Keepers harvests and sells these non-native (but extremely delicious) lake trout to keep populations down so native fish can thrive. In the process they also create employment, support recreational angling, and supply fish to food banks.

Dean’s Zesty Booch

Beverages | Bozeman, MT

Dean’s Zesty Booch is a craft kombucha brewery, cannery and tasting room in the Cannery District on Bozeman’s North Side. They serve up a variety of sparkling Kombucha flavors, infused with organic fruits, herbs and spices.

Feed Cafe

Bakery | Bozeman, MT

Our sister business Feed Cafe bakes our bread and English muffins just a little way down Main Street from us, using Montana grown flours and a whole lotta love and care. Check them out in the old red barn on West Main Street.

Daily Coffee & Eatery

Bakery | Bozeman, MT

The Daily Coffee & Eatery has been a Bozeman institution for over 25 years and is now a sister business of the Nova Cafe as well. They bake fresh and tasty gluten free pastries from scratch for us serve in the restaurant. You can visit them at their Northside location at East Oak Street and Rouse Avenue or their original College Street location at College and 11th to explore more pastries and craft roasted coffees.

Wheat Montana

Bakery | Three Forks, MT

The Folkvord family has been involved in agriculture for three generations. Their wheat growing operations now encompass 15,000 acres of the most productive soil in Montana and they are still family owned and operated. Their facility includes grain cleaning, processing, flour milling and a full scale bakery that services a five state area.

Pepper Plant

Condiments | Gilroy, CA

PMade in Central California by a small, family owned manufacturing company, Pepper Plant is the hot sauce we serve and sell in the restaurant. It has a loyal following across the country and we are happy to ship some to you, just give us a shout!

Amaltheia Organic Dairy

DairyProduce | Bozeman, MT

Amaltheia Organic Dairy is a sustainable organic farm producing goat cheese, pork and produce.