From the Board: A Retreat Recap

From the Board: A Retreat Recap

August 2017 Board of Directors Retreat By Logan Mather, Board Member It was a dark and stormy Saturday this past weekend, the perfect setting for the MMFC Board of Directors retreat. Josh Risler, Center Store Manager, did an excellent job as our facilitator. We had GM Crystal supporting and creating delectable food and Administrative Services Manager Astrid keeping us on track with her expeditious note taking. Visioning the future of MMFC with the Ends (similar […]

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Artist of the Month: Mike Tarr

The works in this show represent my ongoing studio exploration of space and scale. Though I don’t consider myself a landscape artist, I do often use the landscape/ skyscape as a jumping off point, as is evidenced by color choice and horizontal image orientation. Pictorially, in terms of painting, I am most interested in creating images that reflect dynamism, spatial openness and an “in-flux” kind of fluidity. My approach toward drawing typically veers toward more […]

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Back to School Lunches

Healthy Kids Lunches: Packed Lunch Tips By: Mandy Makinen, Stronger Together Okay parents. We all know that back to school is, although bittersweet for our children, pretty good for us. Our children are again occupied in noble pursuits, they get regular exercise, they have plenty of time with their friends and the echo of “I’m bored” vanishes from the halls of our homes. Things are always good for a few weeks—at least until a new boredom […]

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Fabulous Must-have Heirloom Tomatoes

By: Co+op, stronger together   The always fashionable heirloom tomato is hot, hot, hot, so don’t be caught sporting anything less than the vine-ripened real thing. Although heirloom tomatoes have many specific cultivars (like designer names), there are some broad types to keep an eye out for, see if you can spot these fashionable fruits in your local co-op! Reference this handy guide to the some of the season’s absolute must-haves, get inspired to compile your […]

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From the Board

From the Board

  Declining Balances and Call for Board Candidates by Steven Hanson, MMFC board member We know you love your co-op – you tell us that all the time. You demonstrate it with your loyalty to the store and by promoting us in the community.  There are times you may ask if there are things you can do to help support MMFC, and I have a suggestion for  how you can help both the co-op and […]

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