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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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DIY Holiday Fragrances

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With a few simple ingredients from our produce and bulk departments, you can fill your home with the festive scents of bright cranberries, zesty citrus and warm cinnamon and cloves. Stovetop Potpourri This potpourri is a great way to use up any produce that’s on its last leg.

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Reusing & Recycling Holiday Items

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Common holiday items such as wrapping paper, string lights and artificial trees end up in the landfill each year. Here are some eco-friendly tips to keep in mind as you plan for upcoming celebrations. And when it’s time to clean up afterward, use the resources below to reuse and recycle…

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Sips for the Season

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Whether you’re having a small holiday celebration or unwinding on your own, these festive drink options will lift your spirits all winter long.

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Fair-Trade Gifts at Mississippi Market

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Meet Marquet, Maggie’s Organics and Matr Boomie — three of our favorite fair-trade brands to consider for holiday shopping. Not only does gift-giving feel good, but when you buy fair trade gifts, you’re supporting good working conditions and fair wages for producers. What is fair trade? According to National Co+op…

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Choose a Gift that Gives Back

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Celebrate the year-end holiday season by choosing gifts that give back. These businesses donate a portion of their net sales to various nonprofit organizations committed to pursuing environmental, social, and educational initiatives. Choose from the following ideas to bring deeper meaning and greater impact to your holiday gift giving this…

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Thanksgiving Recipes, From Familiar to Fresh

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Looking to freshen up your holiday table? Serve only the best this Thanksgiving! Try a few of our favorite recipes, including ideas for turkey main dishes, seasonal soups, appetizers and drinks, festive sides, flavorful salads, and classic casseroles.   Turkey Main Dishes Roasted…

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Festive Market Made Cheese Balls

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Treat your year-end holiday guests to fresh Market Made cheese balls, created in-house at the co-op by our talented chefs. When paired with sliced fruit, bread, or crackers, these festive cheeses make for a quick, simple, delightful appetizer for your New Year’s guests. Choose from Garlic Chive or Gorgonzola cheese…

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Local Meat & Cheese? Yes, Please!

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Mix and match locally crafted meats and cheeses at your next holiday gathering for a truly unique experience. When paired with award-winning local cheeses from Red Head Creamery, Deer Crek, and Alemar Cheese, the robust flavors of Red Table Meat Co. dry-cured salamis make for an offering your guests,…

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