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Holly Weinkauf & Red Balloon Bookshop

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Red Balloon Bookshop, one of our Community Business Partners, has been a part of the Saint Paul community for over 35 years. Located on Grand Avenue, their titles and merchandise reflect the best in children’s and young adult literature, from classics to newly published favorites. Owner Holly Weinkauf has…

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Honoring the African-American
Co-op Movement

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Interior view, Credjafawn Co-op Store, 678 Rondo, St. Paul. ca 198. Locator no. HF4.6 p7, Negative no. 20099. © Minnesota Historical Society Collection.   To truly understand the power of cooperatives, we must recognize, share, and celebrate contributions to the movement by a multitude of races and cultures, especially those…

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Feb. Positive Change: Open Hands Midway

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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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Local Profile: Cosmic Cacao

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What began as a simple passion for chocolate has blossomed into a calling. Owner Katherine Ruth’s idea to create Cosmic Cacao stemmed from a life-changing experience she had at a ritualistic cacao ceremony in California. At this communal gathering, she was introduced to cacao’s metaphysical capacity…

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Celebrating Gender Diversity & Inclusion

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Last year, a dedicated group of Mississippi Market employees spent time developing an organizational-wide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement. The group consisted of floor staff, administrators, and managers from each of our three stores. The final statement expresses a commitment to ensuring everyone who enters our doors knows they…

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Winter Soup Swap

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Break up the long winter by hosting a cozy event – a soup swap! It’s a simple way to gather friends together and stock your freezers with soup to warm you throughout the season. Ask each guest to bring four containers of soup (we recommend quart canning jars), an extra…

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Selby Store Remodel & Expansion

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PLEASE NOTE: due to COVID-19, the Selby store remodel has been put on hold until further notice. The health and safety of our staff and community remain our first priorities right now. Construction updates will be communicated throughout the project on our social media pages (@msmarketcoop on Twitter,…

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Local Profile: The Coven

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Community Workspaces for Women, Non-Binary & Trans Folks Founded in Minneapolis’ North Loop, The Coven fosters community through intersectional coworking spaces geared toward women, non-binary, and transgender individuals. Their first location symbolically opened its doors on International Women’s Day (March 8), 2018.

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Jan. Positive Change: Fresh Energy

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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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Seafood Producers Co-op Demo & Tasting

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Wednesday, Jan. 22  |  6:30-8:30 p.m.  |  East 7th store Meet fishermen from Seafood Producers Co-op, North America’s oldest and most successful fishing cooperative. The fishermen from Seafood Producers Cooperative in Alaska are visiting Mississippi Market to share their expertise on the simplest, best ways to…

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