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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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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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3 Game-Day Guacamole Recipes

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Get your crew together and grab ingredients for Game Day guacamole! Here are three versions of this fan-favorite dip to prep for Super Bowl Sunday. Pair your freshly made guacamole with local tortilla chips from La Perla or Whole Grain Milling Co.

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Grow Your Own Garlic

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Get planting in October for homegrown garlic next year! Follow the guide below from our Floral and Plant Sale Coordinator, Maureen, to enjoy the freshest garlic at home. What Garlic Needs to Grow Well Full sun Lofty soil, rich in organic matter Even watering Good drainage No competition from weeds…

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