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Local Cheese Madness: Sartori VS Milton Creamery

Round 1 Match-Up Get to know local cheeses available at Mississippi Market during Local Cheese Madness! Our second match-up is a creamy hard cheese face off between Sartori’s Montamoré and Milton Creamery’s Prairie Breeze Cheddar. Sample these two cheeses in our deli today, March 29th and vote for your favorite from 11:00am-1:00pm.

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Local Cheese Madness: Alemar Cheese VS Redhead Creamery

Round 1 Match-Up Get to know local cheeses available at Mississippi Market during Local Cheese Madness! Our first match-up is a soft cheese face off between Alemar Cheese’s Bent River Camembert and Redhead Creamery’s Little Lucy Brie. Sample these two cheeses in our deli today, March 28th and vote for…

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Local Cheese Madness

March 28 – April 3 | 11:00am-1:00pm daily | All three stores Get to know eight local cheeses available at Mississippi Market during Local Cheese Madness! Join us daily from Tuesday, March 28th through Monday, April 3rd to sample an amazing array of delicious soft, hard, and aged cheeses.

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Celebrate Pi Day!

Celebrate Pi Day (3.14.17) at Mississippi Market with $1.00 off Market Made pie slices, while supplies last. Save on some of our favorites this Tuesday, March 14, including French Silk, Key Lime, cherry, blueberry, and apple. These delicious, made-from-scratch pies are baked in-house and can’t be beat!…

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Local Profile: Milton Creamery

Milton Creamery was started in 2005 as a joint venture between local Amish dairy farmers and the Musser family. All of their milk comes from cows on small Amish dairy farms where herds are managed and milked by the immediate family.  The farmers graze their cows throughout much of the…

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Local Profile: Prairie Road Organic Seed

Prairie Road Organic Seed, located in Fullerton, North Dakota, is an organic seed grower and supplier committed to the development of regional vegetable and grain seeds. Each year, their 480 acre farm dedicates 6-8 acres to growing regional vegetable seeds. Second generation owners Theresa and Dan Podoll believe that the seed business is an extension of regional food systems and that “just as we need local food, we need local seeds”. The family is working to create an alternative system that speaks directly to the needs of farmers and gardeners that they believe the commercial seed industry does not address.

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Celebrate Community: Kimiko

As part of our Celebrate Community series, we are celebrating the rich cultural diversity of our very own staff members at Mississippi Market. Kimiko has worked in the front end department at our West 7th store for four years, and has been teaching Japanese cooking classes at Mississippi Market for the last several years. Kimiko grew up on the semitropical islands in Okinawa prefecture. It is located at the southern end of Japan and is known for longevity and its healthy diet. The base of her cooking is Okinawan, which has heavy influences from both Chinese and Japanese cooking. However, Kimiko lived in Tokyo for more than 12 years from her college years where she fell in love with a variety of Japanese food and started cooking and learning about Japanese food extensively. Now, she primarily cooks Japanese food at home and occasionally Okinawan.

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Positive Change: 2017 MN FoodShare March Campaign

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March’s Positive Change recipient is the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. Each year, Mississippi Market participates in the campaign, a program of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches that provides food, funds, and educational materials to over 300 food shelves across the state. The March Campaign is the largest food…

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Celebrate Community: Victor

As part of our Celebrate Community series, we are celebrating the rich cultural diversity of our very own staff members at Mississippi Market. Victor has worked for Mississippi Market for 9 years now, most recently as the Produce Manager at our East 7th store. Having just returned from a visit home to the Philippines, Victor shared a recipe for pinakbet - a popular dish to serve at any Filipino gathering. Victor recommends substituting tofu for the pork belly as an easy way to make this dish vegetarian.

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Local Profile: Kickapoo Coffee Roasters

     Founded in 2005, Kickapoo Coffee Roasters is a local coffee company based in Viroqua, WI. For over a decade, they've been working closely with coffee farmers dedicated to growing high quality beans and paying their workers fair compensation. To ensure fair wages and market prices, Kickapoo Coffee provides farmers a minimum price for their harvests, guaranteeing labor and production costs are fully covered while creating a more equitable and sustainable coffee supply chain. This farmer focused sourcing model has forged trusted, longstanding partnerships between Kickapoo Coffee and the small scale farmers who supply their beans.

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