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March Positive Change: Minnesota FoodShare

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Create Positive Change Each time you shop at the co-op, you have a chance to directly support local community partners 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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“Jim Crow of the North” Panel Discussion Recording and Resources

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Mississippi Market and other Twin Cities food co-ops recently hosted a panel discussion focused on the “Jim Crow of the North” documentary, which delves into the complex history of racial covenants in the Twin Cities and systematic racism that has lasting repercussions on housing inequities today. The virtual panel discussion…

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Your Guide to Thriving in the Kitchen

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If you love food as much as we do, you probably spend plenty of time on prep, cooking, cleaning and storage. Here are some of our favorite tips for success — simply click on each image to learn more!…

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Natural Ways to Restore Your Favorite Cookware

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If you love cooking as much as we do, your pans might look like this. Luckily, you can get them looking like new with some elbow grease and a couple of natural products: Vinegar + baking soda: Cover pan with a paste of baking soda + vinegar, and let sit…

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Prepping Containers for Bulk Shopping

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Saving containers for reuse is great for the environment, your wallet, and our bulk section! Any type of container can work, from plastic yogurt tubs to shampoo bottles. We especially love glass jars and bottles — they come in a variety of shapes and sizes, are sturdy and easy…

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Education, Connection & Celebration During Black History Month

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Black History Month (BHM) has been honored each February since 1976. As a community-owned and community-serving cooperative, we want to share ways to learn about and celebrate the rich history and phenomenal achievements of Black Americans. As we live through the aftermath of the May 2020 murder of George Floyd…

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Prep for Spring with Winter Sowing

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Winter sowing is a method of starting seeds outside using little greenhouses made from recycled, food-grade containers. This method relies on Mother Nature to decide when the time is right to germinate. It produces sturdy seedlings that are already acclimated to the outdoors and ready to plant in the garden…

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Freeze Your Food Like a Pro

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The freezer is a fantastic kitchen tool. It makes food prep a breeze, keeps our favorite foods lasting longer, lets us enjoy out-of-season fruits and veggies anytime, and helps prevent food waste — which is crucial when around 40% of all food in this country is wasted. Here are…

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Budget-friendly Sustainability

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Everyone is in a different spot in their journey to sustainable living. With all the eco-friendly products out there, you may be unsure where to start and what products are best. While there are many options to invest in, from reusable silicone storage bags and stainless-steel straws to mason jars…

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Another Evolution of Wellness Wednesday

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When the pandemic began, we shifted our Wellness Wednesday events to a monthly 10% off wellness e-coupon for member-owners. As we continue to navigate these challenging times, we’re adjusting our wellness discount program to a week-long e-coupon instead of a month-long one. Going forward, during the second week of each…

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