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Shop Adventurously in the Bulk Aisle

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It’s easy to beeline toward your favorite, familiar bulk items when you shop at the co-op, but we have so many unique options you may have never noticed before! It’s simple, fun and affordable to be adventurous in the bulk section — often for under a dollar, you can buy…

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April Positive Change: The Sanneh Foundation

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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 a…

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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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International Women’s Day at the Co-op

International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 is “a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.” Observed since the early 20th century, IWD is an annual  celebration of women and a call to accelerate gender equality through a show of unity,…

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March Positive Change: Minnesota FoodShare

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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 a…

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“Jim Crow of the North” Panel Discussion Recording and Resources

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Mississippi Market and other Twin Cities food co-ops recently hosted a panel discussion focused on the “Jim Crow of the North” documentary, which delves into the complex history of racial covenants in the Twin Cities and systematic racism that has lasting repercussions on housing inequities today. The virtual panel discussion…

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Your Guide to Thriving in the Kitchen

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If you love food as much as we do, you probably spend plenty of time on prep, cooking, cleaning and storage. Here are some of our favorite tips for success — simply click on each image to learn more!…

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Natural Ways to Restore Your Favorite Cookware

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If you love cooking as much as we do, your pans might look like this. Luckily, you can get them looking like new with some elbow grease and a couple of natural products: Vinegar + baking soda: Cover pan with a paste of baking soda + vinegar, and let sit…

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Prepping Containers for Bulk Shopping

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Saving containers for reuse is great for the environment, your wallet, and our bulk section! Any type of container can work, from plastic yogurt tubs to shampoo bottles. We especially love glass jars and bottles — they come in a variety of shapes and sizes, are sturdy and easy…

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Education, Connection & Celebration During Black History Month

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Black History Month (BHM) has been honored each February since 1976. As a community-owned and community-serving cooperative, we want to share ways to learn about and celebrate the rich history and phenomenal achievements of Black Americans. As we live through the aftermath of the May 2020 murder of George Floyd…

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