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Co-op Hires New General Manager

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The Mississippi Market Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the hire of new General Manager Catherine Downey. Catherine has been employed by the co-op since 1994, holding a variety of roles within the organization, from cashier to operations manager, and many in between. Most recently in the position of…

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GM Hiring Update

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A Message from the Board of Directors: GM Hiring Update The past five months have stretched and challenged our communities and all of us here at Mississippi Market. The twin pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism have brought to light the importance of transformative leadership during this critical time in…

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Budget Tips at the Co-op

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Budget Tips at the Co-op East Side Table is a non-profit comprised of 13 community organizations working together to make cooking at home easier for our East Saint Paul community. Through empowering individuals to improve food skills, awareness, and access to healthy foods, we can also improve the overall…

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Masks Help Keep our Community Safe

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PICTURED: LANISE FROM THE SELBY STORE FRONT END One of the strengths of our co-op is the willingness of our members to speak up! I have heard from those of you who are upset by the Co-op’s mask requirement and I have heard from those of you who are upset…

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Mississippi Market Co-op Blood Drive

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Mississippi Market Blood Drive The co-op is hosting a blood drive in partnership with Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) to help address the blood shortages in our region due to COVID-19. MBC will bring a “bloodmobile” donation bus to the parking lot of each store the week of…

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$15 Minimum Wage for Co-op Staff

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Mississippi Market is moving our organizational base (minimum) wage to $15 starting on June 29, 2020. At the same time the $2 hourly bonus that has been in place for staff since March 9th will end. Reaching a $15 base wage has been a goal of ours for a number…

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New Products at the Co-op

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We are excited to welcome two new local companies to the co-op – Baba’s Hummus and East African Bakery, both located right here in the Twin Cities. You can find their products on our shelves at all three stores, including hambasha and injera from East African Bakery, and four flavors…

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Support Saint Paul Black-Owned Restaurants

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Good food is at the heart of what we do, and Mississippi Market stands by and supports the Black-owned restaurants in our Saint Paul community. Below is a list of a few of our favorites that we are prioritizing for our catering needs, staff meals, and partnerships. We have listed…

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George Floyd Matters

Dear Mississippi Market Co-op Community, I write this with sadness, anger, and frustration over the continued violence experienced by people of color in our communities. The recent murder of George Floyd is tragic, unjust, and unfortunately too common. Now is a time for our communities to collectively grieve, reflect, express our…

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