Press Room

Fox 9 hosted Mississippi Market for an on air cooking demonstration where we made our Autumn Kale Soup and spoke about the upcoming fall soup cooking classes we’re holding at the co-op.

Urban Oasis shared the story of our partnership for the Healthy Meals in a SNAP program that launched in early 2016. This ten-week, USDA-backed, cooking class offered a fun, supportive environment to build healthful cooking skills and include diverse food cultures.

Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op is pleased to receive the 2016 Sustainable Saint Paul “Local, Healthy Food – Business Award” by the City of Saint Paul.

We’re proud to have been highlighted by the National Co-op Business Association in their 100 Years of Cooperation campaign: Mississippi Market #100yrscoop

The Dayton’s Bluff Community Council featured the East 7th Street store on their blog, highlighting Mississippi Market’s healthy food options, tips for affordable shopping, and community classes.

National Public Radio’s Marketplace Money visited our Selby store to talk with member-owners and shoppers about their thoughts on GMO labeling in the wake of the U.S. House voting for the Safe and Accurate Food Labelling Act (SAFLA), which would make volunary food labelling federal.

The Eastside Review reported on our Hiring & Recruitment Fair and the partnerships that we’ve built with organizations from St. Paul’s east side to ensure that we fill our job postings for the East 7th Street store with people from the east side.

Insight News ran a story in their May 25 issue highlighting their Insight 2 Health fitness challenge. We are honored to partner with this program and are happy that they used our classroom kitchen for their cooking classes!

The Pioneer Press covered our East 7th store project. The article is a great summary of what makes us who we are and where we are headed.

Mississippi Market was named favorite co-op or green grocer by Minnesota Women’s Press readers in What Women Want 2015 survey. We are happy to share this distinction with fellow co-ops – Seward and The Wedge

Mississippi Market was voted #1 Best Natural Foods Grocery in the City Pages 2015 Best of… issue.

Insight News invited Mississippi Market to partner with them on their Insight 2 Health Fitness Challenge.

Twin Cities Live did a segment on Cheap Date Ideas in the Twin Cities with Dining with Alice and included our cooking classes an idea.

The Star Tribune reported on our community giving to Frogtown Farm, Hmong American Farmers Association, and Midwest Food Connection

Thanks to River City Press for filming the groundbreaking of our East 7th St. store!

The Pioneer Press reported on the Gateway Food Co-op vote to dissolve and welcome Mississippi Market’s plans to build a store on St. Paul’s East Side.

WCCO stopped in our stores during the reporting of a story about organic farmers’ income doubling in the past year as demand for healthier food increases.

The Gateway Food Initiative, working to bring a food co-op to St. Paul’s East Side, has invited us into their conversation and welcomed us at their community meeting, as reported on in the Pioneer Press.

The Christian Science Monitor used Mississippi Market as an example in their reporting on the financial benefits of being an owner in a co-op.

Food Freedom Radio stopped by for a visit to learn about Mississippi Market and the resources we have when shopping for local, organic & sustainable foods.

The Pioneer Press highlighted our cooking classes as a way to help stick to those new year’s resolutions.

We were thrilled to be awarded a Commuter Choice award for encouraging smart commute options among its staff and customers. As well as offering a discount on groceries to customers who bike to the store through our Bicycle Benefits program.

We are honored to be named as one of the Best of Home – Cooking Classes in the Twin Cities by CBS Minnesota/WCCO!

Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine of Perennial Plate made their way through the United States on their “Real Food Road Trip” to tell the stories of real food and the people who provide it in every corner of the country. They stopped at food co-ops along the way, including Mississippi Market, to meet some local producers, share good food and learn why co-op shoppers and staff are so passionate about their food co-ops. Video : Perennial Plate Visits Food Co-ops

Our General Manager, Gail Graham, was featured in the July issue of Minnesota Women’s Press in an article titled Twin Cities Women in Co-op Leadership.

We launched our Bicycle Benefits program June 1, 2011 and Twin Cities Daily Planet got the word out for us in this article: Bike to Mississippi Market in St. Paul? Get 5% off on Groceries!

The Edge magazine for holistic living featured Mississippi Market and highlighted our commitment to local growers in an article in their February issue. The article also talks about our product policy, Local product guide, and our on-going relationships with local farmers.


Note: All requests for interviews, filming or photography in our stores should be directed to our Communications Specialist Matt Frank.