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3rd Annual Holiday Sampler

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Brighten your season at our third annual family-friendly Holiday Sampler! This is a great chance to: Meet local vendors Taste festive flavors Peruse local gifts Sip on tasty mocktails and eggnog Enjoy live piano music Take part in a string-cheese-snowman kids’ craft Splurge on limited-time-only holiday sales on favorites such…

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Seconds Count – Using Ugly Produce

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Presented by Kirstin Hamaker of Goosefoot Kitchen, Mississippi Market’s exclusive chef partner. Scabbed, bruised, punctured, gnarled, undersized, crooked. Here’s to imperfections, and unrecognized beauty. Ask your farmer or produce manager for any “seconds”, the ugly and discounted produce that often gets thrown away. Food waste statistics…

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Positive Change: Midwest Food Connection

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November’s Positive Change recipient is Midwest Food Connection (MFC), a local nonprofit that empowers young school children to make healthy and responsible food choices. MFC was founded in 1993 by Mississippi Market and Wedge Community Co-op as a community outreach initiative to educate children about natural foods. Since then, the initiative has grown…

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Local Profile: Larry Schultz

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Larry Schultz’s family has been using organic farming methods since his great-grandfather first moved onto their land in Owatonna, Minn. Larry Schultz has been supplying free-range, cage-free, certified organic eggs, chickens and turkeys to Mississippi Market for many years. He prides himself on selling the freshest eggs possible – they’re candled and graded the same…

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Local Profile: Ferndale Market

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Dale Peterson arrived in Cannon Falls, MN in 1939 ready to do what he loved – grow turkeys. He found his farm in the Little Cannon River Valley with his wife Fern. Now their grandson, John, and his wife, Erica, carry the farm into the third generation. They raise free-range…

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Local Craft Beer & Artisanal Cheese Pairings

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Prepare for fall gatherings with these expertly curated local craft beer and artisanal cheese pairings courtesy of our amazing staff! The following local cheeses can be found at our co-op, while the beers may be picked up at your local liquor store or obtained directly from the source. In true cooperative…

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Positive Change: Dream of Wild Health

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October’s Positive Change recipient is Dream of Wild Health, an organization that restores health and well-being in the Native community by recovering knowledge of and access to healthy Indigenous foods, medicines and lifeways. Operational since 1998, they have a strong reputation in the community as a safe environment where youth,…

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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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