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Apple Season at the Co-op

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Local apple season runs from mid-August to mid-October. While this popular fruit stores well and can be enjoyed year-round, certain apples from Whistling Well Farm in Hastings, Minn.; Hoch Orchard and Gardens in La Crescent, Minn.; and Partner Farms in Wisconsin are ready to enjoy at our Saint Paul grocery…

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Meet The Good Acre

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Season Preview with The Good Acre & Mississippi Market Wednesday, May 6  |  5:00-6:00 p.m.  |  Live-Streamed Join The Good Acre and Mississippi Market from the comfort of your home for a look at the upcoming growing season. Topics will include current climate and weather-related challenges that our farmers are…

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Explore the Versatility of Gourmet Mushrooms

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Explore the many tastes, textures, and health benefits of these versatile gourmet mushrooms from Northwood Mushrooms (Clayton, Wisc.) and R&R Cultivation (Twin Cities, Minn.). Shiitake One of the most popular mushrooms worldwide, Shiitakes are prized for their rich, savory taste and nutritional…

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Honoring the African-American
Co-op Movement

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Interior view, Credjafawn Co-op Store, 678 Rondo, St. Paul. ca 198. Locator no. HF4.6 p7, Negative no. 20099. © Minnesota Historical Society Collection.   To truly understand the power of cooperatives, we must recognize, share, and celebrate contributions to the movement by a multitude of races and cultures, especially those…

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Local Profile: The Coven

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Community Workspaces for Women, Non-Binary & Trans Folks Founded in Minneapolis’ North Loop, The Coven fosters community through intersectional coworking spaces geared toward women, non-binary, and transgender individuals. Their first location symbolically opened its doors on International Women’s Day (March 8), 2018.

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Introducing: New Ways to Save

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Mississippi Market has partnered with several of our favorite local businesses to bring member-owners special savings in each of our store neighborhoods. Our Community Partner Program provides additional benefits to co-op member-owners while strengthening the connection between members and local, sustainable, independently-owned businesses. This program is another way your…

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Village Financial Co-op & The Power of Cooperative Economies

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What role do local co-ops have in expanding and supporting cooperative economies to better serve the needs of all Minnesotans? How can we collectively shape a more-inclusive cooperative economy that builds and retains community wealth and well-being for everyone while closing Minnesota’s income inequality gap? As the state with the…

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Holiday Gift Ideas: Foodie Faves

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Searching for the perfect gifts for the foodie on your holiday wish list? You’ll find a great selection for lovers of unique, quality-crafted foods at your friendly neighborhood co-op. Try a few of the following local favorites for a gift that’s sure to please!   Deer Creek Cheese Deer…

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Introducing: Local Crate Meal Kits

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We’re proud to announce the introduction of Local Crate at all three of our stores – a meal kit with locally-sourced ingredients crafted by award-winning chefs, local growers, and passionate makers. Located in Saint Paul, Local Crate is a locally-owned and operated meal kit business that makes meal…

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