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Co-op Pumpkin Carving Contest

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Nothing says fall like pumpkin carving! Make a Jack O’ Lantern with a design related to food or community for a chance to win a festive prize pack from the co-op, including: A loaf of Market Made chocolate chip pumpkin bread Barsy’s chai-spiced almonds Tea & coffee A fall candle…

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Ways to Honor Indigenous Peoples Day

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Photo: Three Sisters Soup by Christina Valtierra (aandakii gweki-biimaadazi) Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 11 reshapes the narrative surrounding Columbus’ “discovery” of the Americas and honors our country’s first inhabitants: the Indigenous communities that have lived in the United States for thousands of years. This day celebrates the contributions…

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Grow Your Own Garlic

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Get planting in October for homegrown garlic next year! Follow the guide below from our Floral and Plant Sale Coordinator, Maureen, to enjoy the freshest garlic at home. What Garlic Needs to Grow Well Full sun Lofty soil, rich in organic matter Even watering Good drainage No competition from weeds…

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Staff Profile: Meet Jajaime Kiland

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As a community-owned and cooperatively operated business, co-op employees are some of Mississippi Market’s greatest assets. Our friendly, dedicated staff possess a wealth of knowledge. They work diligently to provide you with access to the freshest, healthiest foods and the safest, most effective personal health and beauty care products available.

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Community Partner Profile: Grand Hand Gallery

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Grand Hand Gallery is an art gallery off Grand Avenue showcasing American art and craft. Read our Q&A with owners Mary Whitney and Cathy Weyerhaeuser below to learn more about this local business! When and why did you decide to open a gallery? Cathy: Mary and I had talked in…

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Patronage Dividends Coming in October

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As a co-op, redistributing the profits back to our member-owners is part of what makes us unique. In profitable years (as determined by our board of directors), we redistribute the co-op’s profits back to our member-owners, in proportion to each member-owner’s purchases over the past fiscal year, as a patronage…

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October Positive Change: Sweet Potato Comfort Pie

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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 huge…

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Positive Change: Impact Report 2021

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Thank you! Due to your generosity, we donated $168,974.80 to 12 local nonprofit organizations this year through our Positive Change program. That total includes over 17,000 10-cent bag credits with donations from nearly 300,000 shoppers, making it truly a grassroots community effort.

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Brands on a Mission

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Concern for community is one of the seven internationally recognized principles we follow as a co-op, and we prioritize vendors who share the same values. Here are some of the sustainable, mission-based brands you’ll find in our stores.

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