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Village Financial Co-op & The Power of Cooperative Economies

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What role do local co-ops have in expanding and supporting cooperative economies to better serve the needs of all Minnesotans? How can we collectively shape a more-inclusive cooperative economy that builds and retains community wealth and well-being for everyone while closing Minnesota’s income inequality gap? As the state with the…

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Chocolate Tasting & Gift Fair

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ARTISAN CHOCOLATES & FONDUE | LOCAL & FAIR-TRADE GIFTS | RAFFLE PRIZES | KIDS’ CRAFTS LIVE MUSIC | CHOCOLATE-THEMED GIFT BAGS Saturday, February 9 | 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. | All Store Locations | Free to Everyone   Celebrate Valentine’s Day at your Co-op! Join your co-op community on Saturday,…

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Seasonal Citrus Tasting

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Saturday, January 19  |  11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  |  All three stores Celebrate citrus season with a free tasting of your co-op’s favorite varieties! Citrus tastings will occur at all three stores on Saturday, January 19th from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. While visiting the co-op, head to our produce department to try…

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East 7th Community Mural

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We’re proud to announce an upcoming partnership with GoodSpace Murals, a group of local artists focused on community collaboration to create socially relevant artwork that reclaims unique identities, stories, and experiences. You’re invited to participate in the design, development, and painting of the mural, which will be…

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January Positive Change: REACH Together

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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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Organics Composting Now Available

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In pursuit of your co-op’s ongoing efforts to operate more sustainably and efficiently by reducing waste, utilizing renewable resources, and lessening our environmental impact, organics composting can now be found at all three Mississippi Market locations. Since early October 2018, organics composting bins have been present in the seating…

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Simple Steps to Living Zero Waste

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Presented by Amber Haukedahl of Tare Market and the blog Zero Wasted The “zero-waste” philosophy emulates sustainable natural resource cycles where “waste” is reused for other purposes and nothing is sent to a landfill, incinerator, or other form of disposal. Living a…

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Plant-Based Eating in the New Year

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This New Year, consider incorporating more plant-based foods into your life for improved health and well-being. Kickstart this commitment by including more fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, and whole grains into your daily routine. While the focus is on eating more plants and less meat, salt, sugar, and processed foods, plant-based…

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Festive Market Made Cheese Balls

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Treat your year-end holiday guests to fresh Market Made cheese balls, created in-house at the co-op by our talented chefs. When paired with sliced fruit, bread, or crackers, these festive cheeses make for a quick, simple, delightful appetizer for your New Year’s guests. Choose from Garlic Chive or Gorgonzola cheese…

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Local Meat & Cheese? Yes, Please!

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Mix and match locally crafted meats and cheeses at your next holiday gathering for a truly unique experience. When paired with award-winning local cheeses from Red Head Creamery, Deer Crek, and Alemar Cheese, the robust flavors of Red Table Meat Co. dry-cured salamis make for an offering your guests,…

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