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$3 Dinner | Free Samples | Live Music | Raffle Prizes

Celebrate summer at the co-op during Mississippi Market’s $3 Community Dinners. Join us for good food, great people, and live music on the fourth Thursdays of July and August. These events will be held on July 25 and Aug. 22 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at our East 7th store. Each dinner will feature an affordable Market Made meal, live music from local musicians, community partners, raffle prizes, and more.

Vegan and gluten-free options will be available. Food available while supplies last. Seating may be limited.

Thank you to our generous sponsors: Albert’s Organics, Upton’s Naturals, Co-op Partners Warehouse, Bimbo Bakeries USA, and Triple Crown Organic BBQ Sauce.


July $3 Community Dinner:

Garlic Rosemary Chicken or BBQ Tofu & Potato Salad

Thursday, July 25  |  5:00–7:30 p.m.  |  East 7th store

Featuring:

  • Your choice of $3 Market Made garlic rosemary chicken or BBQ tofu with potato salad
  • Delicious soda and sparkling drink samples from local makers Wisco Pop!
  • Free giveaways and hands-on recycling activities from the City of St. Paul
  • Tabling activity from Great River Greening, July’s Positive Change recipient
  • Live music by local reggae musician Van Nixon
  • Raffle prize — enter for your chance to win a Bear Tree hammock

August $3 Community Dinner:

BBQ Pulled Pork or Jackfruit Sandwich & Coleslaw

Thursday, Aug. 22  |  5:00–7:30 p.m.  |  East 7th store

Featuring:

  • Your choice of a $3 Market Made BBQ pulled pork or jackfruit sandwich with coleslaw
  • Delicious free samples from Pastures a Plenty, Triple Crown Organic BBQ Sauce, and East Side Table
  • Free giveaways and hands-on recycling activities from the City of St. Paul
  • Meet and greet with The Lift, August’s Positive Change recipient
  • Live harp guitar and lap steel music by local musician Dan Schwartz
  • Raffle prize — enter for your chance to win a bear-resistant Grizzly Cooler