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Staff Profile: Meet Brigitte Matiatos

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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.

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August Positive Change: North Country Food Alliance

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August’s Positive Change recipient is North County Food Alliance (NCFA), a cooperatively run non-profit dedicated to eliminating food waste and increasing access to fresh produce for low-income communities throughout the Twin Cities. Founded in Saint Paul in 2013, NCFA reduces food waste through the diversion and redistribution of surplus food from…

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Garden of Life Pop-up Sale

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Saturday, August 11 | All Day | All Stores | Demos 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Visit any of our three stores on Saturday, August 11th for a 1-day-only Garden of Life pop-up sale! Save 40% on all Garden of Life essential oils and starter kits (excludes special orders). A therapeutic aromatherapy expert will be…

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Show your Love for Local

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Celebrate and support our wonderful local farmers, growers, and makers throughout August. With over 40 percent of the co-op’s total food offerings being sourced locally — including 70 percent of our produce selection, and close to 90 percent of our meat selection — there’s plenty of ways to make…

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Local Profile: Pranarom

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For the past 10 years, Mississippi Market has partnered with Veriditas Botanicals, a scientific aromatherapy company from Minneapolis established in 2008. In fact, 10 years ago, we were one of Veriditas’ only trusted partners where you could find their extensive line of certified-organic essential oils. Since then, they’ve grown and…

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Celebrate National Night Out

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Once again, Mississippi Market is sponsoring National Night Out (NNO) events happening in St. Paul by giving away free $30 gift cards to interested co-op members and shoppers. You may use them to purchase food and drinks from the co-op for your NNO event or as…

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Co-op Farm Tour

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Saturday, July 14 | 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | Over 30 Urban & Rural Farms Every summer, Mississippi Market partners with a dozen other Twin Cities-area food co-ops to host the Co-op Farm Tour. The tour is proudly sponsored by local food co-ops, whose shoppers, members, and staff cooperatively bolster…

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July Positive Change: American Indian Family Center

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July’s Positive Change recipient is the American Indian Family Center (AIFC). Located on Saint Paul’s East Side, AIFC has provided culturally specific, holistic health services to clients and their families for over 20 years. They host cooking demonstrations, provide clients with healthful recipe ideas, run an on-site farmers’ market,…

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Nordic Naturals Pop-up Sale at West 7th

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Wednesday, July 11 | All Day | Demos 12:00-6:00 p.m. | West 7th Store Visit our West 7th store on Wednesday, July 11th for a 1-day-only Nordic Naturals pop-up sale! Save 30% on all Nordic Naturals supplements, including vitamins, Omega-3 fish oil, probiotics, gummies, pet health supplements, and…

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Local Profile: Farmer to Farmer

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Farmer to Farmer (FTF) is a primarily volunteer-run nonprofit that supports international peace, mutually beneficial friendships, and cross-cultural understanding among rural farmers. A Wisconsin-based organization with deep grass-roots beginnings, FTF does much more than operate a successful fair-trade coffee business. Rooted in the creation of solidarity among small groups of…

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