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2017 Member-Owner Appreciation Day Bulk Sale

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Please join us on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 for our Member-Owner Appreciation Day Bulk Sale – member-owners receive 10% off all bulk items*, including bulk spices, tea, coffee, cleaners, soaps and lotions, at all three of our store locations. We’d like to thank you for being a part of our…

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40% Off All Garden of Life Products

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Garden Party September 27-30 | All day, each day | All three stores 40% off all Garden of Life products* Save 40% on all Garden of Life products during Mississippi Market’s Garden Party from September 27-30. Meet with Garden of Life (GoL), sample their range of health and wellness products, and learn…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Recipes

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September 15–October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, a period that honors generations of U.S. Latinos who have positively influenced and enriched our country. During this month-long annual tribute, we celebrate the rich cultural traditions, histories, and contributions of those who can trace their ethnic roots…

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Lundberg Family Farms

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Mississippi Market proudly supports Lundberg Family Farms, a third generation operation that grows organic rice and produces a range of sustainable products, including a variety of bagged and boxed rices, risotto, rice cakes, rice chips, rice crackers, and brown rice syrup for baking. Not only are…

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West 7th Store Deli Remodel

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9/13 Update: As of 7:30 a.m., our West 7th deli remodel is complete and the deli is fully functioning again! Stop in and check out our newly remodeled space. 9/12 Update: As of 11:00 a.m., our salad bar, hot bar, hot soups and grab and go sandwiches are all available.

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Positive Change: CLUES

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Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES) es una organización sin fines de lucro diseñada por Latinos, para Latinos. Nuestros programas y servicios conectan familias a recursos, clases, instituciones y sistemas y crean un ambiente para que nuestros clientes aprendan, se involucren y sean fortalecidos,  incluyendo inmigrantes…

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Local Profile: Thousand Hills Cattle Co.

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Thousand Hills Cattle Company, located in Cannon Falls, Minn., nourishes soil, plants, cattle, and people by holistically grazing cattle. Their 100% grass-fed cattle management practices are good for animals, people, and the planet, and promote long-term health, wellness, and environmental sustainability. Founder Todd Churchill makes sure all…

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Why Bulk is Best

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Mississippi Market offers hundreds of self-service bulk bins loaded with grains, rice, oats, beans, pasta, shelled nuts, coffee, teas, spices, granola, dried fruits, candy, and more. We also carry liquid bulk items including maple syrup, honey, oils, soaps, shampoos, and laundry detergents. You’re sure to find something great in our well-stocked bulk…

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Humane Animal Husbandry with Pastures A Plenty

Special thanks to guest bloggers and farmers Jim and LeeAnn VanDerPole from Pastures A Plenty for contributing! We carry a variety of their locally and humanely-raised pork products. Pastures A Plenty in Kerkhoven, Minnesota is a grazing-based farm that uses holistic management for all of our farm decisions. We are committed to environmental, community and long term farm sustainability. We raise Berkshire, Duroc and Chester White breeds of hogs for our pork products because they love to be outside! The hogs are fed primarily on pasture and never receive hormones or antibiotics to promote growth. Most of the hog industry feeds gestating sows by computer, either in the context of groups, or tight individual confinement. Here at Pastures A Plenty, our approach to the sows follows our mission statement - "....careful and humane". Oh, we use computers. We just don't allow them to come between us and our animals. When that human-animal connection is broken, and its elements handed over to electronics, the conditions ripen for abuse of both animals and humans. Animal husbandry is critical to us.

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Eating Local with Local Foodie Kim Werst

Kim Werst (pictured center) with cooking class participants at our West 7th store. In honor of August being Eat Local Month at the co-op, we're pleased to highlight local eating tips, tricks, and suggestions from our friend Kim Werst, a local food educator, entrepreneur, and food justice activist. You may recognize Kim as one of our class instructors - she co-teaches an on-going series titled Cooking with Co+op Basics that we offer on a monthly basis. These free classes feature budget-friendly, from-scratch cooking techniques; recipes that feed a family of four for under $10; and tips for shopping the co-op on a budget. Additional information about Kim's efforts to eat closer to home can be seen on her website.

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