DIY Food: Why Every Kid Should Learn to Garden

Written by Eve Adamson. Reposted with permission from STRONGERTOGETHER.COOP When my two sisters and I were in first, second, and third grade respectively, my dad had a great idea. One warm May day, as the three of us stood in the grass of our big backyard watching and wondering what he was up to, he cut 15 six-foot lengths of leftover molding from our recent basement remodel, stuck them into the warming dirt of our […]

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Baldwin Greenhouse Microgreens

If you are interested in learning about growing microgreens at home, James of Baldwin Greenhouse is offering an informative class at MMFC on Saturday, February 16th 10-11am. Meet James Karlson, owner of Baldwin Greenhouse to learn a little about his business and why he loves microgreens.   How did Baldwin Greenhouse get its start?  The Baldwin Greenhouse was started in 1935 by the Kimball Family.  After WWII, John Christianson expanded it to the size it […]

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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 the FDA have given any indication regarding the source of the affected romaine lettuce. Out of caution, we have pulled romaine lettuce products, including whole […]

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Featured Farmer: Good Root Growers

Spring is here and that means hardy, local garden starts will be too! Good Root Growers of Prairie Farm, Wisconsin are the folks who lovingly start and tend the organic and heirloom varietals Menomonie Market Food Co-op sells each spring. The folks creating the magic and tending those beautiful little plants are husband/wife team Allen Freiermuth and Suzanne Gerlach. Suzanne is passionate about plants and, while not certified, utilizes only organic practices. The 2017 season […]

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Local Grower: Green Light Farm

Green Light Farm in Prairie Farm, WI is one of our newest, and most colorful growers. Consisting of Ben, Maggie and their dog Saber, they grow the beautiful flowers we have for sale at MMFC. On 120 acres of beautiful land with Turtle and Silver Creeks running through, Green Light Farm focuses on sustainability in more ways than one. They are committed to making sure their piece of land is able to be productive for centuries […]

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