Market Musings Blog

Fair Trade First Hand: Destination Kerala

Last year, Mississippi Market took part in a contest to sell fair trade Alter Eco’s chocolate truffle variety packs; maybe you, dear reader, were even one of the awesome customers who purchased a box. Read more …

Almost flourless chocolate cake

Chocolate and butter combine to create the definition of decadence in this almost flourless chocolate cake. Read more …

Fair Trade First Hand: AlterEco in S. India

Until early December, I thought I knew what Fair Trade was: it was a symbol on a box that meant the farmers got paid a better price for their product. I recently learned first hand it means so much more. Read more …

Recipes from Upper Mississippi Academy’s Culinary Classroom

These recipes were created by 8th grade students at Upper Mississippi Academy. This is the students’ third year in the culinary classroom where they experience culture, history, math, and chemistry through the preparation of food. Read more …

Countdown Snacks for New Year’s Eve

10, 9, 8… whether you’re celebrating with a big group or keeping it low-key, you can’t go wrong with having some of these snacks handy for the count down to 2016. Read more …

Favorite Foodie Gifts

Not sure what to get your favorite foodie? Finding the right foodie gifts comes down to good taste and presentation. These pairings will not only please any serious foodie, but they will suit anyone on your list who appreciates small luxuries! Read more …

No tricks in these Halloween treats

The treats that you’ll find at the co-op have less scary ingredients than traditional Halloween candies.

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The *Good* Good Cereal

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed

-Gandhi (quoted on the homepage of Nature’s Path Foods) Read more …

A gluten- & dairy-free cake to die for

Whenever I’m asked for recipes that don’t include gluten-producing flours and/or dairy, my first impulse is to suggest looking to food cultures that don’t use these products much or at all: Read more …

Gluten free goes local

We know that food sensitivities and food allergies are a part of many people’s lives, so we are always on the lookout for high quality products that will meet these people’s needs. Read more …