Artist of the Month: Don Austrum

Artist of the Month: Don Austrum

Artist’s Statement The subject matter for my work is just the normal everyday “stuff” we see in and around Dunn County. I enjoy nature, old buildings and abandoned vehicles and machinery. The medium used in the artworks on display is colored pencil. I really enjoy working with colored pencil, and […]

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From the Board: Benefit for the Bounty, a local farm support initiative

From the Board: Benefit for the Bounty, a local farm support initiative

  Submitted by Chris Hayden, MMFC Board of Directors It always comes down to the people. On December 8, a mingle of some of Menomonie’s finest – dedicated farmers and farm hands, local food supporters, musicians and artists, activists, and Co-op employees and shoppers – came together in the camaraderie […]

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CDC Recommends Not Eating Romaine

MMFC Pulls Romaine Lettuce and Products Containing Romaine as Precautionary Measure The CDC and FDA are investigating an outbreak of E.Coli linked to romaine lettuce. The agencies recommend not eating any romaine or products containing romaine, including salad mixes containing baby romaine lettuce. At this time neither the CDC nor […]

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Being a Board Member

Reflections from Patrick Pesek-Herriges   As I end my time as a board member (on 7/31) it’s a good time to say what that role has meant to me. I ran for election in 2011 out of my convictions about the value of the cooperative model. I’ve stayed on the […]

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Meet the 2018 Fund our Foodshed Grant Recipients

Meet the 2018 Fund our Foodshed Grant Recipients

Meet the 2018 Fund Our Foodshed grant recipients below. Or join us Thursday, September 6th from 6-7pm at the co-op for an open house, snacks made from local farm ingredients and farmer presentations. Grant funds were awarded to innovative projects that benefit local, sustainable, organic food and farming here in […]

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Calling All Creatives – Anniversary Design Contest

Celebrating 45 Years of Cooperation! In September this year Menomonie Market celebrates a milestone 45 years in business. The visual expression of our ‘brand’ has evolved dramatically over the years while our commitment to fresh, high quality foods/products, community building, and cooperation have stood consistently strong.  Leafing through old copies […]

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