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Budget Tips at the Co-op

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Budget Tips at the Co-op East Side Table is a non-profit comprised of 13 community organizations working together to make cooking at home easier for our East Saint Paul community. Through empowering individuals to improve food skills, awareness, and access to healthy foods, we can also improve the overall…

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August Positive Change: The Sheridan Story

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Photo: A core group of volunteers build food bags to support children and families living with increased food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.  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…

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Plant-Based Lunch

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We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite vegan products and recipes to help you pack the perfect plant-based meal to enjoy outdoors! Main Dish: Bitchin’ Veggie Wrap Ingredients:  1 whole wheat tortilla Bitchin’ Sauce 1 cup microgreens 1–2 radishes, sliced ½ cucumber, sliced…

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Staff Profile: Meet Shelby LeRoy

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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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Masks Help Keep our Community Safe

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PICTURED: LANISE FROM THE SELBY STORE FRONT END One of the strengths of our co-op is the willingness of our members to speak up! I have heard from those of you who are upset by the Co-op’s mask requirement and I have heard from those of you who are upset…

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Mississippi Market Co-op Blood Drive

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Mississippi Market Blood Drive The co-op is hosting a blood drive in partnership with Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) to help address the blood shortages in our region due to COVID-19. MBC will bring a “bloodmobile” donation bus to the parking lot of each store the week of…

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July Positive Change: Lifetrack

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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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$15 Minimum Wage for Co-op Staff

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Mississippi Market is moving our organizational base (minimum) wage to $15 starting on June 29, 2020. At the same time the $2 hourly bonus that has been in place for staff since March 9th will end. Reaching a $15 base wage has been a goal of ours for a number…

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New Products at the Co-op

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We are excited to welcome two new local companies to the co-op – Baba’s Hummus and East African Bakery, both located right here in the Twin Cities. You can find their products on our shelves at all three stores, including hambasha and injera from East African Bakery, and four flavors…

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Support Saint Paul Black-Owned Restaurants

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Good food is at the heart of what we do, and Mississippi Market stands by and supports the Black-owned restaurants in our Saint Paul community. Below is a list of a few of our favorites that we are prioritizing for our catering needs, staff meals, and partnerships. We have listed…

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