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Barnard Farm’s Door County Cherries

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Nestled on the picturesque peninsula of northeastern Wisconsin, Door County is renowned for its vibrant cherry orchards. With a unique microclimate and rich agricultural heritage, this region has become synonymous with delicious cherries that captivate both locals and visitors alike. The Perfect Climate and Soil for Cherries Door County’s geography…

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Simple Summer Recipes

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Throughout the month of May, there have been Mississippi Market cooking demos at our East 7th location. We’ve gathered a collection of easy summer recipes that can be made in small batches or large quantities to feed a crowd. Here are the recipes from our first two demos and be…

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Meet Wisconsin Growers Cooperative

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Wisconsin Growers Cooperative (WGC) was founded in 2006 to help 20 local Amish families maintain ownership of their farmland and collectively market their fresh produce. Now comprised of approximately 36 small family farms in western Wisconsin, the farming co-op’s members are dedicated to using approved organic farming methods and practices.

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It’s CSA Time

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You still have time to buy your summer farm share. Most summer shares start mid-June making this the perfect time to invest. We proudly support local farms using the community-supported agriculture (CSA) model by offering our stores as drop-sites. Participants in CSA Farm Share pay farms directly and must register…

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Grow Your Own Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet potatoes are grown from slips started indoors toward the end of winter. They are easy and fun to grow and a great project to do with kids! Materials 1 local, organic sweet potato 5 sturdy toothpicks or bamboo skewers 1 wide-mouth canning jar A sunny location Starting the Sweet…

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Get Growing with Carter Farms Seed Potatoes

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Potatoes are one of the first things you can start growing in the spring, either in a garden or in a barrel on a deck or patio, if you’re short on space. You’ll find several varieties of organic seed potatoes at the co-op from Carter Farms, a family-run farm…

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Get the Most Out of Citrus Season

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Fresh, organic citrus is sweeter than sunshine — which helps on these gray winter days. You’ll find a variety of grapefruits, oranges, mandarins, tangerines, kumquats, lemons and limes at the co-op, all packed with vitamin C, folate, potassium and fiber to give your body a boost. Here are some tips…

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Plant-Based Detox Recipes

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Try these delicious juices and smoothies that blend detoxifying fruits and vegetables to help you feel great for the start of the New Year. The Detox Smoothie A light, refreshing, cleansing smoothie full of fresh greens and ginger, which contains many beneficial antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds. Ingredients (serves 1)…

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Enjoy Locally Grown Mushrooms in Your Fall Dishes

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R&R Cultivation (New Hope, MN)                       Available at Selby and West 7th. Friends Nick Robinson and Lance Ramm co-founded R&R Cultivation in 2018. They grew their first mushrooms in Nick’s basement and, within two short…

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