Market Musings Blog

Gift Ideas for Children

Mississippi Market has extra special gifts for the children in your life this holiday season. Either locally-made, fair-trade, or non-toxic, these gifts will not only put a smile on your little one’s face, they also make a positive impact in the global community. Read more …

Back to school with aromatherapy

How about adding aromatherapy to the list of back-to-school supplies? Essential oils offer many benefits to any back-to-school scholars you’’re sending out the door this fall – —from creative inspiration, Read more …

Key ingredients for a healthy pregnancy

The immense range of resources available to those choosing to have children in Minnesota right now is exceptional. Options for education, support, and other resources here continue to blossom, while the multitude of providers empowers every family to have the birthing experience they prefer. Read more …

Summer Sun & Bug Protection

Our Wellness team gets asked for their recommendations on sunscreen and natural bug sprays all summer long. Here is a list of their favorites. Read more …

Hey, cat lovers – Eat Local Month’s not just for humans

It’s not at all uncommon for people to pamper their pets, sometimes by way of treats, toys, special grooming, or young children (oh, I already said toys). Read more …

Seriously? Orange creamsicle flavored protein powder?

I like to run. A lot. I’ve been known to run marathons and the occasional shorter distance, too, and for roughly 7-8 months of the year my boyfriend affectionately refers to my running habit as “the other man.”  Read more …

Alaffia body care – beyond fair trade

We carry many lovely body care products – many that are good for your skin and the earth. Then there is Alaffia. In the words of Lauren, our Wellness manager, there is no question in my mind that of all the lines we carry, Alaffia is the company that gives the most back in meaningful, real outreach.”

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