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Member-Owner Appreciation Day: Bulk Sale

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Oct. 20-21  |  All Day  |  All Stores Thank you for being a part of our cooperative community! Mississippi Market member-owners receive 20% off all bulk items*, including bulk spices, herbs, tea, coffee, cleaners, soaps, and lotions, at all three of our store locations. Mississippi Market continues to thrive thanks to…

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Community Partner Profile: Lowertown Bike Shop

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By Madeline Summers, Community & Outreach Specialist Lowertown Bike Shop (LBS) is in the Head House of Union Depot station in the Lowertown neighborhood of Saint Paul. They offer a complete range of services from bike tune-ups to overhauls, custom builds to fittings. Flat fixes, adjustments,…

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Chef Gustavo Romero Veytia of Nixta

Sept. 15–Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, a period that honors generations of Latinx Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our country. During this month-long annual tribute, we celebrate the rich cultural traditions, histories, and contributions of those who can trace their ethnic roots to Spain,…

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September Positive Change: CLUES

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Create Positive Change Each time you shop at the co-op, you have a chance to directly support local nonprofits by donating your 10-cent reusable bag credits and rounding up your purchases to the nearest dollar. It may only be a few cents or spare change, but your generosity makes a…

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Fresh Recipes for Labor Day Weekend

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Summer isn’t over just yet. Take advantage of our remaining grilling weather and summer produce with these delicious recipes! They’re perfect for holiday weekend picnics, potlucks and barbecues.

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Family Meals Month Meal Plan

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September is Family Meals Month, a movement to raise awareness of the physical, social, and mental health benefits of eating frequent family meals. Courtesy of East Side Table, here’s one week of delicious, budget-friendly meals you can make for your family, complete with a shopping list, prep steps,…

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Get Ready for September with a New Lunchbox

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September is a great time to stock up on lunch containers. We’ve compiled a list of options to add to your arsenal of take-along pails and packs. Bamboo & Glass Storage Container by BIA Cordon Bleu Why we love it: It’s the perfect size for a sandwich. The minimal design…

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Hot-Lunch Meal Prep

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These recipes can be made independently or together as part of meal prepping for the entire week. The focus here is on cutting some corners to save time while creating nutrient-rich and tasty meals to fuel the day.

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Fast Flaked Salads

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Meal-prepping salads is a great idea when getting ready for the week. They’re easy to grab and go, along with protein from last evening’s dinner. These customizable recipes utilize your food processor to make lightning-fast salads in minutes. (You can also use a box grater to get a similar effect…

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