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Help Paint our Community Mural!

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This past winter, we partnered with GoodSpace Murals, a group of local artists focused on community collaboration, to brainstorm ideas for creating a community mural. You’re invited to participate in the painting of the mural, which will be installed in the seating area of our…

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Local Profile: Mustard Seed Farm

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Mustard Seed Farm is a prime example of what sets Mississippi Market apart from conventional grocers. This local, family run farm is located just over 30 miles from St. Paul in Marine on St. Croix. They raise grass-fed, pastured lambs that are processed at a nearby USDA inspection facility. Their…

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DIY Natural Egg Dyes

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Make your own all-natural egg dyes using food scraps. This allows you to skip the synthetic food coloring and use items you already have on hand! They’re most effective when eggs are soaked in color overnight in the refrigerator, especially when using brown eggs. For every dozen eggs, plan on…

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Package-Free Eating: Do your Research

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How do you shop zero waste? Share your Zero Waste Shopping Challenge photos on social media by Earth Day (April 22) using the hashtag #MMZeroWasteChallenge for your chance to win a reusable water bottle, shopping bag, or lunch container. Winners will be randomly chosen from those who use the…

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Zero Waste Shopping Challenge, Week 1

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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 I had a brief moment…

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Package-Free Eating, Day 1

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Don’t forget to share your Zero Waste Shopping Challenge photos on social media between now and 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. Presented by Mississippi Market General Manager, Gail Graham…

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Zero Waste Shopping Challenge

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Presented by Mississippi Market Board Chair, Heather Haynes When I was young (in the mid-70s), “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” was an oft repeated phrase. Over the years, the phrase seemed to get reversed. Gradually, the emphasis on “Recycle” increased, the emphasis on “Reuse” decreased, and “Reduce” almost disappeared altogether from…

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April Positive Change: Minnesota Food Association

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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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Zero Waste Shopping Tips

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Celebrate Earth Day all year-round by reducing waste when shopping at the co-op. Buy in Bulk — Great Taste, Less Waste Buy only the amount of food you need by buying in bulk. Buying in bulk is also one of the best ways to save money, as some items, like…

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Bulk Buying Tips

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At the co-op, buying in bulk means less food waste and less packaging waste. How? When buying in bulk, you can purchase only the amount needed, reducing what might otherwise be thrown away. You can also bring in your own reusable container, or use a provided bag, and avoid much…

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