Locally grown Heirloom Seeds

Plum Creek Seeds Arkansaw, WI Kathleen Plunkett-Black has been a member of the Seed Savers Exchange for more than 30 years which focuses on growing and saving heirloom seeds. She grows her own seeds for more than 200 varieties of vegetables, grains, dry beans, flowers and herbs. We asked Kathleen to […]

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Journey of a Muir Glen Organic Tomato

Journey of a Muir Glen Organic Tomato

 

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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 […]

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Alaffia Shea Butter Co-op

Alaffia Shea Butter Co-op

Alaffia Shea Butter Co-op by Co+Op, stronger together When Olowo-n’djo Tchala was a child in Togo, West Africa, he would work alongside his mother collecting nuts from shea trees to sell to government-sponsored shea nut buyers. Women traditionally gather them, and even though shea butter production has a long history […]

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Co-ops Grow Communities!

Co-ops around the world share a set of guiding principles with Menomonie Market, including “cooperation among cooperatives,” and “concern for community.” When you purchase delicious, healthy food at the co-op, you’re supporting a business that cares about people and contributes to a livable, sustainable community. And when you choose products […]

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