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Celebrate National Night Out

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Gather your friends and neighbors around good food and community during National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The co-op is once again supporting your Saint Paul neighborhood gatherings with delicious, local food. Beginning July 1, $30 Mississippi Market gift cards will be available at Customer Service for registered NNO gatherings…

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2021 Co-op Farm Tour

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See where your food comes from on Saturday, July 10 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mississippi Market is partnering with a dozen other Twin Cities-area food co-ops to once again host the Eat Local Co-op Farm Tour. This family-friendly event is a great way to learn more about…

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2021 Plant Sale

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Known for a comprehensive assortment of Minnesota natives and an extensive vegetable and herb selection, our Annual Spring Plant Sale enthusiastically ushers in the return of Minnesota’s peak growing season. It runs May 5–31, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, at all three stores, with a smaller selection available at…

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Meet Chef Lachelle Cunningham

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Chef Lachelle has been a dynamic force on the Twin Cities food scene and is known for cooking globally inspired comfort food that thwarts unhealthy stereotypes and fuses in global flavors. She began her culinary career by launching Chelles’ Kitchen in 2012 and soon became known for her work as…

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Introducing Jess Toliver & the Eat More Plants Series

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Jess Toliver is a holistic chef and owner of Jess Delicious. Her experience with lifelong food sensitivities led her to develop a passion for health and wellness. After graduating culinary school and working in restaurants for many years, Jess started her personal chef business to connect with the people she…

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Grow Your Own Veggies & Herbs

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A Q&A with Maureen Hark, Plant Sale Coordinator How long have you been managing the co-op’s spring Plant Sale? How did you get involved originally? This is my fourth year coordinating the annual spring Plant Sale. I have a background in gardening education, urban farming, and community…

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Increasing Food Access in the Twin Cities

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Tuesday, March 26  |  6:30-8:00 p.m.  |  Wedge Table This is a free event! A donation of one non-perishable food item per guest attending is suggested. Join your Twin Cities co-op community at the Wedge Table in south Minneapolis to learn what local organizations are doing…

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A Message of Hope from your General Manager

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The following message was delivered on the evening of October 25th, 2018 by Mississippi Market’s General Manager Gail Graham at our Annual Member-Owner Meeting & Celebration.   Our appreciation for good food connects us and I’m sure we will be well fed tonight. Providing access to good food is…

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Co-op Proud to Support Pride

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Sunday, June 24 | 11:00 a.m. | Hennepin Ave. N, Minneapolis Show your love for our diverse LGBTQ community at the 2018 Twin Cities Pride Parade! Staff members from Mississippi Market and six other Twin Cities food co-ops, including Eastside, Hampden Park, Lakewinds, Seward, Valley Natural, and Wedge/Linden…

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Show Your Pride!

Show your support for our diverse LGBTQ community this Sunday, June 25th at the 2017 Twin Cities Pride Festival. We'll be marching as sponsors in the Pride Parade from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. with other local Twin Cities food co-ops including Seward, the Wedge, Lakewinds, and Eastside. Our collective Twin Cities Co-ops theme is a rainbow of shopping carts. 15 staff members from Mississippi Market will be wearing Co-op Pride t-shirts and marching with festive green shopping carts that we created. Join us and the greater LGBTQ community as we celebrate diversity, foster inclusion, and raise awareness of equity and equality issues. Share your Pride photos on social media with hashtag #cooppride!

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