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Staff Profile: Lesi Lorena

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As a community-owned and cooperatively-operated business, co-op employees are some of Mississippi Market’s greatest assets. Our friendly, dedicated staff possess a wealth of knowledge. They work diligently to provide you with access to the freshest, healthiest foods and the safest, most effective personal health and beauty care products available. Our…

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CBD 101: A Topical Review

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Recently, an abundance of herbal CBD products has hit the marketplace, in many forms, application types and dosages. As with other newly (re)emerging markets and trends, misinformation has been circulating, leading to some confusion about what exactly these products contain and what ailments they aim to ease. So, what exactly…

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Local Profile: Roots Essential

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Roots Essential was started in 2015 by local female entrepreneur Evangeline Stacy. She creates therapeutic bath and body care products in small batches using plant-based ingredients and recyclable, locally sourced packaging. No synthetic chemicals or fragrances, fillers, artificial colors, petroleum, formaldehyde or parabens are ever used. This guarantees clean, safe…

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Celebrate 40 Years with 40% Off Deals

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June 11-14  |  All Day  |  All Stores In honor of Mississippi Market’s 40th anniversary, save 40% on select co-op favorites! Look for great savings on the following specials, one per day leading up to our 40th Anniversary Block Party. Each sale is valid for one day only, while…

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June Positive Change: Women’s Advocates

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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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Local Profile: Gerhard’s Brats

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Gerhard’s Brats has been crafting small-batch, handmade bratwursts since fall of 2012 and selling them wholesale to co-ops and groceries for the past five years. During their first three years in business, Gerhard’s Brats were sold exclusively at local Twin City food co-ops, supported by shoppers…

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40th Anniversary Block Party

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Saturday, June 15 | 3:00-7:00 p.m. | West 7th Store Food Trucks  |  Craft Beer  |  Food Samples  |  Live Music  |  Arcade Games & Prizes  |  Bouncy Castle  |  Photo Booth  |  Face Painting  |  Staff Artist Tent  |  Commemorative Co-op Gear   Join your co-op community to celebrate…

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DIY Cleaning Supplies

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Homemade cleaning supplies are easy to make, affordable, and safer for both your home and the environment. Most likely, you have many of these common household ingredients already on hand. Transform your cleaning routine by making these DIY recipes from Aura Cacia. All-Purpose Cleaning Spray A multipurpose home cleaning spray…

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Choose Safer Sunscreens

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A good sunscreen is important to help protect your skin from exposure to harmful UVA and UVB rays. Unfortunately, the most common ones contain chemical fillers instead of minerals. According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to protecting human health and the…

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How to: Build & Plant a Raised Bed

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While fairly short in length, the return of Minnesota’s growing season is a welcome sign of spring. This year, try growing your own vegetables and herbs in a raised garden bed. All you’ll need is a small, sunny spot in a yard or community garden, along with some lumber, soil,…

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