Community Partner Spotlight: Elite Towing
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Madeline Summers
2d ago
Elite Towing: Delivering Elite Service for Over a Decade For over a decade, Elite Towing has been building community by getting people back on the road and back to living their lives. This institution has been a helping hand for countless drivers across Minnesota. However, it is not just about the years on the clock; it is about dedication to both serving individuals and investing in their community that sets Elite Towing apart. Mississippi Market member-owners receive a 20% discount on jump-starts, lockouts, and towing. Elite Towing account manager Nick Novitsky is a seasoned tow truck driver ..read more
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It’s CSA Time
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Madeline Summers
2d ago
You still have time to buy your summer farm share. Most summer shares start mid-June making this the perfect time to invest. We proudly support local farms using the community-supported agriculture (CSA) model by offering our stores as drop-sites. Participants in CSA Farm Share pay farms directly and must register and pre-pay. You can learn more about the farms we support and how to register for their CSAs at the links below. Photo of Dream of Wild Health Indigenous Food Share What is a CSA? A CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture, is a system where consumers directly support local farmers ..read more
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Brunchin’ on a Budget
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Melissa Domstrand
1w ago
Entertaining friends and family can be tons of fun, but let’s face it…it can also be pretty expensive! Recipes that offer ingredient flexibility and encourage shopping your pantry first can be a game-changer. Take a look at these versatile, budget-friendly recipes—that are not only delicious but also easy on the wallet, ensuring you can entertain without breaking the bank. Shakshouka Shakshouka is a versatile recipe that’s perfect for using up any leftover veggies you have on hand. You’ll just need some basic ingredients: onion, garlic, basil, chili, 2 cans of whole peeled tomatoes, and eggs ..read more
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3 Spring Mocktails to Make your Mother’s Day
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Melissa Domstrand
2w ago
Celebrating Mother’s Day calls for mocktails! These fresh, fruity, and floral drinks are the perfect way to make your Mother’s Day. Enjoy with brunch, as an afternoon pick-me-up, or share a batch with friends and family at your Mother’s Day celebration. Marigold Mocktail Lilac Lemonade   The Lavender Lemon The post 3 Spring Mocktails to Make your Mother’s Day appeared first on Mississippi Market Co-op ..read more
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Community Partner Spotlight: Grand Hand Gallery
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Madeline Summers
3w ago
Nestled on Grand and Dale, the Grand Hand Gallery isn’t just a place to admire art—it’s a growing hub of community engagement and artistic diversity. Since Rachel Hartzler and Jim Jacobson took over in September 2022, they’ve taken on the mantle of caring for this dynamic space, while nurturing a strong sense of community through events and partnerships. Mississippi Market Members save 10% on full-price items at Grand Hand Gallery. Jim and Rachel’s journey to owning the Grand Hand Gallery is a tale of passion meeting opportunity. With a background in illustration and a deep connection to the a ..read more
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What are Ramps and How to Use Them
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Melissa Domstrand
3w ago
Wild ramps, also known as wild leeks, are a popular spring edible with a devoted following. Allium tricoccum, a member of the onion family, is a North American species found across eastern Canada and the eastern United States. It is often confused with Allium ursinum, native to Europe and Asia. Ramps typically grow in wooded areas with damp ground. Due to their rising popularity, some areas are experiencing overharvesting of ramps, prompting the need for careful and selective harvesting to ensure sustainability. Harvesters are advised to leave bulbs in the ground and take only 1-2 leaves to al ..read more
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Know Your Local Plant Sale Growers
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by guest blogger
1M ago
This year’s Plant Sale offerings have once again been sourced from some of the best local growers. You’ll find an expanded assortment of unique pepper and herb varieties, a wildly beautiful tomato selection, a nearly three-fold increase in edible flowers and pollinator plants, and an array of Japanese vegetables for your garden. Everything at the Plant Sale has been grown to organic standards, with a healthy selection of certified-organic vegetables also available. Read on to learn about this year’s Plant Sale growers. Glacial Ridge Growers – Glenwood, Minnesota Glacial Ridge Growers has been ..read more
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Fav Five Spring Recipes
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Melissa Domstrand
1M ago
Welcome spring with our fav five spring recipes celebrating the return of local produce and cooking outside! The post Fav Five Spring Recipes appeared first on Mississippi Market Co-op ..read more
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Top 6 Vegan Recipes for Earth Month
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Melissa Domstrand
1M ago
Reducing the amount of red meat in our diets is one of the most effective ways of reducing our carbon footprint. Just cutting down to no more than half a serving of red meat per day could reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions by about one third by 2050. Eating less meat doesn’t have to be difficult or painful! These vegan go-tos make eating less meat effortless and enjoyable, without sacrificing taste or satisfaction! The post Top 6 Vegan Recipes for Earth Month appeared first on Mississippi Market Co-op ..read more
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DIY Beeswax Food Wraps
Mississippi Market Co-op Blog
by Melissa Domstrand
1M ago
Pick up some beeswax beads in our bulk section and make your own reusable beeswax food wraps. These beeswax wraps are designed to respond to the warmth of our hands, making them pliable enough to mold around any container, similar to plastic wrap. When properly sealed, they’re even capable of retaining liquids! The post DIY Beeswax Food Wraps appeared first on Mississippi Market Co-op ..read more
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