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Tips for Roasting Frozen Vegetables

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Utilizing frozen vegetables is both affordable and convenient, allowing you to stock up and spread out your grocery trips. They are frozen at peak freshness, which means they are often as nutritious as fresh vegetables. You can roast frozen vegetables without even thawing them, and they turn out crisp and…

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May Positive Change: Friends of the Mississippi River

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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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Celebrate Earth Day at Home

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Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, marking the 50th anniversary from when it was first celebrated in 1970! We love having a day set aside to honor and celebrate our beautiful planet, and especially enjoy the conversation it inspires related to environmental sustainability, climate action, and appreciation of nature. While…

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Home Composting 101

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According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, roughly 12 percent of household waste in Minnesota is food scraps and 18 percent is yard waste. Nationally, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates 20 percent of landfill waste is food. Why does this matter? When thrown away and buried, these organic materials have…

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Meet The Good Acre

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Season Preview with The Good Acre & Mississippi Market Wednesday, May 6  |  5:00-6:00 p.m.  |  Live-Streamed Join The Good Acre and Mississippi Market from the comfort of your home for a look at the upcoming growing season. Topics will include current climate and weather-related challenges that our farmers are…

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Baking with Wheat Flour

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Flour – the most crucial ingredient for any baking recipe. With so many varieties to choose from, how do you know which one is the best for your recipe? We break down the differences in wheat flour types below (with protein content as the main differentiator) and share recommendations for…

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Continue Supporting
Community Business Partners

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PLEASE NOTE: As of April 1st, all co-op member discounts at local businesses participating in our Community Partner Program are temporarily suspended through August 31, 2020. We apologize for the inconvenience but ask for your understanding as we do our part to lift up our treasured local…

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Budget-friendly Meals

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As we hunker down to help limit the spread of COVID-19, now is the perfect time to focus on making home cooked meals using some of those pantry staples you’ve stocked up on. Check out the recipes below for easy mealtime solutions using bulk, canned and frozen favorites, including beans,…

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Explore the Versatility of Gourmet Mushrooms

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Explore the many tastes, textures, and health benefits of these versatile gourmet mushrooms from Northwood Mushrooms (Clayton, Wisc.) and R&R Cultivation (Twin Cities, Minn.). Shiitake One of the most popular mushrooms worldwide, Shiitakes are prized for their rich, savory taste and nutritional…

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March & April Positive Change:
Minnesota FoodShare

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PLEASE NOTE: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the incredible and immense work local food shelves have taken on during this time, the Minnesota FoodShare campaign has been extended through April 30th, 2020. Minnesota FoodShare March and April’s Positive Change recipient is Minnesota FoodShare, a program that provides food, funds,…

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