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Budget Tips at the Co-op

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Budget Tips at the Co-op East Side Table is a non-profit comprised of 13 community organizations working together to make cooking at home easier for our East Saint Paul community. Through empowering individuals to improve food skills, awareness, and access to healthy foods, we can also improve the overall…

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August Positive Change: The Sheridan Story

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Photo: A core group of volunteers build food bags to support children and families living with increased food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.  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…

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Plant-Based Lunch

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We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite vegan products and recipes to help you pack the perfect plant-based meal to enjoy outdoors! Main Dish: Bitchin’ Veggie Wrap Ingredients:  1 whole wheat tortilla Bitchin’ Sauce 1 cup microgreens 1–2 radishes, sliced ½ cucumber, sliced…

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Masks Help Keep our Community Safe

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PICTURED: LANISE FROM THE SELBY STORE FRONT END One of the strengths of our co-op is the willingness of our members to speak up! I have heard from those of you who are upset by the Co-op’s mask requirement and I have heard from those of you who are upset…

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July Positive Change: Lifetrack

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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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$15 Minimum Wage for Co-op Staff

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Mississippi Market is moving our organizational base (minimum) wage to $15 starting on June 29, 2020. At the same time the $2 hourly bonus that has been in place for staff since March 9th will end. Reaching a $15 base wage has been a goal of ours for a number…

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George Floyd Matters

Dear Mississippi Market Co-op Community, I write this with sadness, anger, and frustration over the continued violence experienced by people of color in our communities. The recent murder of George Floyd is tragic, unjust, and unfortunately too common. Now is a time for our communities to collectively grieve, reflect, express our…

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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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