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Local Profile: Surrender Salmon

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Family-owned and -operated, Surrender Salmon launched in January 2017 to provide Alaska’s finest and freshest sustainably wild-caught Sockeye salmon to the Twin Cities. As a landlocked state without access to an ocean, it’s difficult for us Midwesterners to have a direct relationship with the fishermen who catch our seafood. As…

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Show Your Heart Some Love

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February is American Heart Month, a time selected by the American Heart Association to raise awareness about heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Fortunately, eating for heart health is not only nutritious and delicious, but easy to…

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Game Day Dips & Wings

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Not sure what to make for the big game this weekend? Try pairing Mississippi Market Made dips with your favorite snacks. Made in-house, our game day dips include Dill Dip, Caramelized Onion Dip, and Blue Cheese Dip. You’ll find them in the grab-and-go section of our deli department. Try…

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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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January Positive Change: REACH Together

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Create Positive Change Each time you shop at the co-op, you have a chance to directly support local community partners by donating your 10-cent reusable bag credits and rounding up your purchases to the nearest dollar. It may only be a few cents or spare change, but your generosity makes…

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Organics Composting Now Available

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In pursuit of your co-op’s ongoing efforts to operate more sustainably and efficiently by reducing waste, utilizing renewable resources, and lessening our environmental impact, organics composting can now be found at all three Mississippi Market locations. Since early October 2018, organics composting bins have been present in the seating…

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Simple Steps to Living Zero Waste

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Presented by Amber Haukedahl of Tare Market and the blog Zero Wasted The “zero-waste” philosophy emulates sustainable natural resource cycles where “waste” is reused for other purposes and nothing is sent to a landfill, incinerator, or other form of disposal. Living a…

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Plant-Based Eating in the New Year

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This New Year, consider incorporating more plant-based foods into your life for improved health and well-being. Kickstart this commitment by including more fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, and whole grains into your daily routine. While the focus is on eating more plants and less meat, salt, sugar, and processed foods, plant-based…

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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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