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Picks from Dr. Artika: Multicultural Winter Holidays

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MULTICULTURAL WINTER HOLIDAYS  Dr. Artika R. Tyner is a passionate educator, award-winning author, sought-after speaker, and advocate for justice. She is the founder of Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute, working to “plant people” while offering them key educational and learning opportunities. This organic process aims to cultivate a multicultural…

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December Positive Change: Open Arms of Minnesota

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Create Positive Change Each time you shop at the co-op, you have a chance to directly support local nonprofits 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 a…

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Give to the Max

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  As the holiday season approaches, we extend an invitation to our valued member-owners for a celebration of community and giving through Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. Beyond the co-op’s aisles, this presents an opportunity to translate our shared values into action by supporting organizations that make a…

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Holiday Wine Pairings from the Wine Thief & Ale Jail

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Welcome to Holiday Wine Parings with Wine Thief and Ale Jail. Check back to this post throughout the months of November and December. We’ll update this post with wine, beer, and food pairings that will make your tastebuds soar! These delights come from our Community Partner, The Wine Thief…

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November Positive Change: Women of Nations

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Create Positive Change Each time you shop at the co-op, you have a chance to directly support local nonprofits 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 a…

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Community Partner Spotlight: Flava Cafe

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Flava Cafe General Benefit Corporation is a social enterprise community cafe invested in offering quality coffee, food, service, and programming that eliminates disparities for young women of color and gender-expansive youth one latte at a time. Mississippi Market Member-Owners can show their member id card to get 10% off…

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Ways to Honor Indigenous Peoples Day

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Photo: Three Sisters Soup (aandakii gweki-biimaadazi) Indigenous Peoples Day reshapes the narrative surrounding Columbus’ “discovery” of the Americas and honors our country’s first inhabitants: the Indigenous communities that have lived in the United States for thousands of years. This day celebrates the contributions and culture of Indigenous people…

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Pro Tips to Prep for the Bulk Sale

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Buying in bulk offers so many benefits — it’s good for your wallet and the environment! You can stock up and save big by buying in bulk, especially during our periodic member-owner sales. The next Member-Owner Appreciation Bulk Sale is this month: Enjoy 20% off your favorite bulk items all…

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October Positive Change: Face to Face

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Create Positive Change Each time you shop at the co-op, you have a chance to directly support local nonprofits 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 a…

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Meet Artist Melodee Strong

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  The rotating BIPOC artist gallery at our West 7th store continues this fall with a new local artist, Melodee Strong. You can purchase her paintings through the end of December, with 100% of proceeds going directly to the artist. “Melodee Strong grew up in St. Francis, MN.

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