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Regenerative Agriculture, a Step Beyond

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“Sustainable agriculture”—you’ve heard the term, but what does it mean? From a production and distribution standpoint, “sustainable” often refers to a three-tiered model focused on systemic social, environmental, and economic impacts. From an agricultural perspective, this can mean ensuring fair labor wages and working conditions, implementing ecologically-friendly farming practices such…

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Local Profile: Tempeh Tantrum

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Begun in 2014, Minneapolis-based Tempeh Tantrum makes two varieties of fresh organic tempeh. A traditional Indonesian staple dating back to the 12th century, it has a unique nutty flavor and firm texture. Unlike tofu, which is made using soy milk, tempeh is made using whole soy beans,…

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Local Profile: Mama C’s Salsa

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There’s no denying Juan Cervantes loves his mother. Founder of local East Side Maker Mama C’s Salsa, Juan is a proud second-generation Mexican-American who exemplifies the innovative spirit of an independent business owner pursuing the American Dream. Named after his mother Carmen Cervantes, Mama C’s Salsa is…

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April Positive Change: Frogtown Farm

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April’s Positive Change recipient is Frogtown Farm, a 5.5-acre certified organic urban farm located in the heart of Saint Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood. Founded in 2013 by Frogtown residents after a ten-year grassroots effort to raise funds and build community support, the farm sits on a 12.7-acre parcel of city-owned park…

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Eat More Plants Event Series

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How can incorporating more plants into your daily life and diet promote environmental, physical, and financial health? Join your co-op community and local culinary experts for a plant-based event series featuring samples, recipes, and inspiration for incorporating more plants into your diet. Attend all three and receive a special plant-based…

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Zero-Waste Shopping: Bulk Edition

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At the co-op, buying in bulk means less food waste and less packaging waste. How? When buying in bulk, you can purchase only the amount needed, reducing what might otherwise be thrown away. You can also bring in your own reusable container, or use a provided bag, and avoid much…

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Change is in the Air

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A message to member-owners from General Manager Gail Graham One of the more common member requests we receive is switching from paper to electronic member discounts. Our cash register provider recently updated their software, making it feasible for us to finally implement this request. We know the member discount…

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Natural Egg Dye

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These all-natural egg dyes allow you to skip the food coloring and use items you already have on hand! They’re most effective when eggs are soaked in color overnight in the refrigerator, especially when using brown eggs. For every dozen eggs, plan on using at least 4 cups of dye…

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MegaFood 40% off Pop-up Sale

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Friday, March 23 | All 3 stores | All day long | Active Demos 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Receive 40% off all MegaFood supplements during a pop-up sale on Friday, March 23rd at all three stores. All shoppers are eligible to receive this one-day-only discount in our Wellness…

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Instant Pot, Instant Oats, Instant Love

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By Mississippi Market Chef Partner Kristin Hamaker of Goosefoot Kitchen Instant Pot, instant love. Well, not exactly instant love. I stared at or walked past this contraption for a full week after untangling it from its box. That was a year ago. Now, there are days when I’ve used it…

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