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Introducing: Local Crate Meal Kits

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We’re proud to announce the introduction of Local Crate at all three of our stores – a meal kit with locally-sourced ingredients crafted by award-winning chefs, local growers, and passionate makers. Located in Saint Paul, Local Crate is a locally-owned and operated meal kit business that makes meal…

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Winter Squash at the Co-op

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As crisper weather sets in, nothing beats the rich aromas and tastes of organic winter squash from local partners Featherstone Farm and Wisconsin Growers Cooperative. Unlike their summer counterparts, which are picked immaturely for the best taste, winter squash is harvested when fully grown, ensuring robust flavors. Hundreds…

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October Positive Change: Face to Face

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October’s Positive Change recipient is Face to Face (FTF), a community clinic on Saint Paul’s East Side that empowers youth to overcome barriers and strive toward living healthy, self-sufficient lives. Founded in 1972, FTF provides access to medical, mental health, and homeless-youth services to over 3,300 children and young adults ages 11–24…

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We Want your Feedback!

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As a co-op shopper, you may be randomly selected to take a quick survey about your shopping experience – if chosen, a survey link will print on the bottom of your receipt. If you complete the survey within three days, you’ll receive a coupon to save $5 on your next…

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2018 Member-Owner Appreciation Day Bulk Sale

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Thank you for being a part of our cooperative community! Join us Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 for our Member-Owner Appreciation Day Bulk Sale. For one-day-only, Mississippi Market member-owners will receive 10% off all bulk items*, including bulk spices, herbs, tea, coffee, cleaners, soaps, and lotions, at all three of our store…

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2018 Member-Owner Meeting & Celebration

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Join your co-op community at our annual Member-Owner Meeting & Celebration! Thursday, October 25 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. Midpointe Event Center | 415 Pascal Street N., Saint Paul Mississippi Market member-owners are invited to come enjoy tasty food samples from some of our favorite local farmers.

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Meet Yia Vang of Union Kitchen

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Meet Yia at our Annual Member-Owner Meeting & Celebration Lately, Yia Vang of Union Kitchen has had an active presence in local media platforms and at well-respected food establishments throughout the Twin Cities. Over the past two years, he’s taught a series of Southeast Asian cooking…

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Celebrate Family Meals Month

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September is National Family Meals Month, a movement to raise awareness of the physical, social, and mental health benefits of eating frequent family meals. Research has demonstrated that family mealtime, when children, parents, and extended family engage in conversation, results in a wealth of positive benefits. Family meals eaten…

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September Positive Change: Hmong American Farmers Association

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September’s Positive Change recipient is the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA), a member-based organization started and led by local Hmong farmers who work to uplift immigrant voices while building wealth in Saint Paul’s Hmong American community. HAFA strives to advance the prosperity of Minnesota’s Hmong American farmers and their families through cooperative endeavors, economic…

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