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2018 Plant Sale & Gardening Demos

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May 4-31 | 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. daily | West 7th Store Visit our West 7th store throughout May for our annual spring Plant Sale. Known for its comprehensive assortment of Minnesota natives and extensive vegetable and herb selections, the Plant Sale enthusiastically ushers in the return of Minnesota’s…

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Eat More Plants Event Series

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How can incorporating more plants into your daily life and diet promote environmental, physical, and financial health? Join your co-op community and local culinary experts for a plant-based event series featuring samples, recipes, and inspiration for incorporating more plants into your diet. Attend all three and receive a special plant-based…

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Chocolate Fair on February 10th

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Saturday, February 10 | 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. | All store locations Artisan Chocolates & Fondue | Local & Fair-trade Gifts | Live Music | Kids’ Crafts | Raffle Prizes | And More! Celebrate Valentine’s Day at your co-op! Join your co-op community on Saturday, February 10th during Mississippi Market’s annual…

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3rd Annual Holiday Sampler

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Brighten your season at our third annual family-friendly Holiday Sampler! This is a great chance to: Meet local vendors Taste festive flavors Peruse local gifts Sip on tasty mocktails and eggnog Enjoy live piano music Take part in a string-cheese-snowman kids’ craft Splurge on limited-time-only holiday sales on favorites such…

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Annual Member-Owner Meeting & Celebration

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At our 2017 Annual Member-Owner Meeting & Celebration on October 18th at the Midpointe Event Center, we’ll gather together to hear updates from our board of directors and General Manager Gail Graham, welcome newly elected board members, and hear from guest speaker Faye Brown from the Tanka…

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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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Introducing: Local Food Fest

Local Food | Live Music | Exclusive Sales | Raffle Prizes | And More! All store locations Join us on Saturday, June 17 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. as we celebrate all things local! At this fun, family-friendly event, you will meet local growers and producers, sample their delicious…

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Save the Date: Co-op Farm Tour

Saturday, July 15 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m Over 25 urban and rural Twin City farm locations Experience food in a different way - directly from the source! Every summer, we partner with a dozen other Twin Cities-area food co-ops to put on the Eat Local Farm Tour. This year, we’re introducing a new name—the Co-op Farm Tour. The new name highlights our collective food co-op community and our businesses’ direct support of local farmers. This free showcase event is a great opportunity to meet the people and see the places behind some of your favorite local foods. Venture out with family and friends to meet local farmers, tour their farms, and learn more about their sustainable operations. This year, over 25 urban and rural farms will open their doors to visitors for free self-guided tours, kids’ activities, learning, and discovery.

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Spring Plant Sale & Gardening Demos

Visit our West 7th store throughout May for our annual spring Plant Sale and new gardening demos. Our sale is known for its great selection of Minnesota native plants, heirloom and hybrid vegetables, and herbs. This year we’ll also have a wide selection of flowering plants that support pollinators, vegetables that work well in container gardens, and an array of planted patio pots and hanging baskets. The plants will once again come from local growers including Glacial Ridge in Glenwood, Minnesota and Green Earth Growers near Prior Lake. Over the years, both have demonstrated strong commitments to using sustainable growing and cultivation practices. Everything available at the Plant Sale is grown to organic standards. Whether you’re a beginning or experienced gardener, you’re sure to find something great!

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Producer Meet & Greets

Join us this spring for three meet and greets with fair-trade, local, and sustainable producers. Each event will highlight some of our favorite foods, farmers, and producers through storytelling and delicious samples. Event themes include global fair trade, organic farming, and local fermented foods. These three free events will be held…

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