2019 Fund our Foodshed Grant Recipients

2019 Fund our Foodshed Grant Recipients

We are excited to announce our 2019 Fund Our Foodshed Grant winners!  The Fund our Foodshed program furthers the co-op’s mission of creating a thriving and healthy community by supporting the growth of regional farming, food processing, and product development in the Chippewa Valley. The funded projects strengthen operational infrastructure and increase food production, and help to rebuild our rural community In April 2019, the MMFC Fund Our Foodshed grant committee consisting of MMFC staff, board members, and owners, […]

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Artist of the Month: Melissa Lackey

Artist of the Month: Melissa Lackey

MMFC May/June Artist Feature:  Melissa Lackey As a graduating senior in the studio art program at UW-Stout, my practice has been primarily housed within sculpture. This being said, I’ve consistently used drawing and image making as a vehicle to create three dimensional spaces. Now that I’ve finished nearly all of my obligations for the semester I wanted to compose a body of work that focused on drawing and image making as a final artifact, rather […]

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Finding Ways to Use Less

Reducing packaging waste is an enormous global challenge. It is overwhelming and stressful to see photographs of giant islands of plastic packaging floating in the ocean while we continue to see more and more plastic packaging on store shelves. According to Reuben Muni, from Greenpeace, “the global recycling system is broken and fixing it will require the cooperation of the wealthy countries that produce so much of the waste and the countries that import it.”  […]

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Top 10 Staff Picks – Marissa

Top 10 Staff Picks – Marissa

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Order Leg of Lamb for Easter

Leg of lamb is a delicious Easter tradition that dates back to ancient times, is common worldwide and prepared in a variety of ways. Lamb at Menomonie Market is sourced locally from Lambalot Acres in Augusta, WI.The Klindworth family raises lamb without the use of antibiotics or hormones on their family farm. This year, pre-orders for bone-in or boneless leg of lamb are available at MMFC! Orders will be accepted through Thursday, April 11th. The […]

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