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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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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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