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Staff Profile: Meet Catherine Downey

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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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First Signs of Spring

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The first signs of spring are emerging, and local spring produce is one of the best ways to enjoy the season. With their bright colors and refreshingly light flavors, crisp spring produce is a welcome sign of winter’s end. Here are some of the best picks for spring and what…

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2019 Spring Plant Sale

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May 3-31 | 8:00 a.m-8:00 p.m. Daily | West 7th Store Sale extended through Friday, May 31st! Known for a comprehensive assortment of Minnesota natives and an extensive vegetable and herb selection, our annual spring Plant Sale enthusiastically ushers in the return of Minnesota’s peak growing season. As always, a…

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Grow Your Own Veggies & Herbs

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A Q&A with Maureen Hark, Plant Sale Coordinator How long have you been managing the co-op’s spring Plant Sale? How did you get involved originally? This is my fourth year coordinating the annual spring Plant Sale. I have a background in gardening education, urban farming, and community…

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Pranarom Gift & Sale

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Pranarom Mother’s Day Gift with Purchase May 10-12  |  All Day  |  All Three Stores Just in time for Mother’s Day, purchase an organic lavender essential oils kit by Pranarom and receive a free 1oz. organic lavender hydrosol*. Both would make a great gift for Mom! Plus, throughout May, save…

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May Positive Change: Urban Roots

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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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Evanhealy Pop-up Sale

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Evanhealy Pop-up Sale Friday, May 10 – Sunday, May 12  |  All Day  |  All Three Stores Save 20% on all evanhealy skincare products during a 3-day pop-up sale. No special orders, no rain checks, while supplies last. Evanhealy Mini-Facials One-day-only! Friday, May 10  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  | …

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Zero Waste Shopping Challenge, Week 3

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By Mississippi Market Board Chair, Heather Haynes As we celebrated the 49th Earth Day (it began on April 22 in 1970) I contemplated how much easier it would have been to go 20 days without generating waste 49 years ago. Here and now in 2019, I was able to cut…

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Package-Free Eating, Week 3

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Presented by Gail Graham, Mississippi Market General Manager I took on board chair Heather’s package-free Zero Waste Shopping Challenge with an aspirational attitude. I knew I wouldn’t be 100% successful. While I haven’t been doing as well as I hoped, it certainly has raised my awareness level about just…

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Zero Waste Shopping Challenge, Week 2

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Share your Zero Waste Shopping Challenge photos on social media by Earth Day (April 22) using the hashtag #MMZeroWasteChallenge. Lucky shoppers will be randomly chosen to win a reusable water bottle, shopping bag, or lunch container. By Mississippi Market Board Chair, Heather Haynes The primary lesson I learned…

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