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Apple Season at the Co-op

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Local apple season runs from mid-August to mid-October. While this popular fruit stores well and can be enjoyed year-round, certain apples from Whistling Well Farm in Hastings, Minn.; Hoch Orchard and Gardens in La Crescent, Minn.; and Partner Farms in Wisconsin are ready to enjoy at our Saint Paul grocery…

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Co-op Hires New General Manager

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The Mississippi Market Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the hire of new General Manager Catherine Downey. Catherine has been employed by the co-op since 1994, holding a variety of roles within the organization, from cashier to operations manager, and many in between. Most recently in the position of…

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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 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…

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GM Hiring Update

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A Message from the Board of Directors: GM Hiring Update The past five months have stretched and challenged our communities and all of us here at Mississippi Market. The twin pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism have brought to light the importance of transformative leadership during this critical time in…

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Community Partner Profile: Lowertown Bike Shop

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Learn more about treasured local non-profit, Lowertown Bike Shop in this Q&A with Operations Manager Crystal Sursely. How long has Lowertown Bike Shop (LBS) been in business? Nine years this May! Why did you decide to open a nonprofit cycling business? LBS became a nonprofit because we…

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Community Partner Profile: Tongue in Cheek

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Learn more about cozy east side restaurant, Tongue in Cheek in this Q&A with Ryan Huseby, General Manager and Co-owner. Who started Tongue in Cheek, and when did you open its doors? Tongue in Cheek was started by us—Ashleigh Newman, Leonard Anderson, and Ryan Huseby in June of…

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Budget Tips at the Co-op

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Budget Tips at the Co-op East Side Table is a non-profit comprised of 13 community organizations working together to make cooking at home easier for our East Saint Paul community. Through empowering individuals to improve food skills, awareness, and access to healthy foods, we can also improve the overall…

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August Positive Change: The Sheridan Story

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Photo: A core group of volunteers build food bags to support children and families living with increased food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.  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…

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Plant-Based Lunch

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We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite vegan products and recipes to help you pack the perfect plant-based meal to enjoy outdoors! Main Dish: Bitchin’ Veggie Wrap Ingredients:  1 whole wheat tortilla Bitchin’ Sauce 1 cup microgreens 1–2 radishes, sliced ½ cucumber, sliced…

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