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Prep for Spring with Winter Sowing

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Winter sowing is a method of starting seeds outside using little greenhouses made from recycled, food-grade containers. This method relies on Mother Nature to decide when the time is right to germinate. It produces sturdy seedlings that are already acclimated to the outdoors and ready to plant in the garden…

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Freeze Your Food Like a Pro

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The freezer is a fantastic kitchen tool. It makes food prep a breeze, keeps our favorite foods lasting longer, lets us enjoy out-of-season fruits and veggies anytime, and helps prevent food waste — which is crucial when around 40% of all food in this country is wasted. Here are…

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Budget-friendly Sustainability

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Everyone is in a different spot in their journey to sustainable living. With all the eco-friendly products out there, you may be unsure where to start and what products are best. While there are many options to invest in, from reusable silicone storage bags and stainless-steel straws to mason jars…

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Anti-racism Book Recommendations

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Founded on the co-op ideals of diversity, inclusion, equality, equity and social justice, Mississippi Market is committed to continuously working toward anti-racism. This list of book recommendations, based on the anti-racism collection in our staff library, aims to help our community continue to learn, grow and stand up for what’s…

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Celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day

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If you think the cheesiest pizza is the best kind of pizza, find cheese boards to be the perfect snack, and could wax poetic about mac and cheese, then National Cheese Lover’s Day on Jan. 20 is the day for you! Two of our Cheese Buyers, Pat and Addie, share…

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Community Partner Profile: PUSH Fitness

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PUSH Fitness welcomes people of all shapes and sizes, with a unique commitment to the African American woman and her health needs. Read our Q&A with owner Connie Sheehan below to learn more about this local, community-driven fitness center. When did you open the doors to PUSH Fitness?…

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Staff Profile: Meet James Lewis

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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.

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Get the Most Out of Citrus Season

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Fresh, organic citrus is sweeter than sunshine — which helps on these gray winter days. You’ll find a variety of grapefruits, oranges, mandarins, tangerines, kumquats, lemons and limes at the co-op, all packed with vitamin C, folate, potassium and fiber to give your body a boost. Here are some tips…

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Elevate Your Mood with Good Food

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Jesse Haas  is a heart-centered, licensed functional nutritionist and co-founder of Wellness Minneapolis. She takes a holistic and personalized approach to her nutrition counseling, helping put the pieces of her clients’ health narratives into actionable, sustainable goals. Using nutrition education, health coaching and mind-body medicine, she helps her clients…

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