15 Ways to Eat More Fermented Foods

The chill of winter brings not only frosty mornings, but cold and flu season, too. Gut health is important year-round, but is particularly top of mind this time of year, when having a balanced gut microbiome is crucial to supporting your immune system. One easy way to support gut health is with probiotics, particularly those … Continued

Holiday Stress Relief

Along with the joy of the holidays can come unwanted pressure. You might be facing a daunting list of items to buy, food to cook, or presents to wrap. If you need some stress relief this season, here are ideas from the co-op to help you feel your best self, even during the most wonderfully … Continued

10 Easy Lunch Ideas for Fall

Fall is always a busy time of year. After summer wraps up and those lovely vibes end, it can be challenging to adjust to the new schedule! Make the move to fall better with 10 easy lunch ideas that keep mid-day meals fresh and delicious, so you and your household are fueled to power through … Continued

What is Kohlrabi

A peculiar looking vegetable with beautiful leaves on long stems growing upward from a round bulb — perhaps you’ve come across kohlrabi in your grocery store and walked right by because you weren’t sure what it was! Or maybe you’ve seen a recipe for it and wondered “What is kohlrabi?” Kohlrabi is a member of … Continued

Grilling Steak

Tips for Perfectly Grilling Steak Grilling a mouth-watering, top-shelf cut of beef is easier than you think! Get a perfect char and tender, juicy meat by following these four steps when you’re grilling steak. Season liberally with sea salt and pepper … and that’s it. You don’t need additional flavors when you’re cooking a premium … Continued

Sustainable Seafood with Fisher Dave Rogotzke

When it comes to sourcing food, sustainability is one of our top priorities. We strive to provide you with food that was grown, raised, made, or caught in a manner that maintains a healthy ecological balance without depleting natural resources. For wild-caught, sustainable seafood, that means careful management of fisheries so that harvests won’t have … Continued

When to Plant Seeds Indoors with North Circle Seeds

Anyone else dreaming of warmer days and springtime gardening? It may not feel like it today, but spring will be here before we know it. That’s why now is the perfect time to plan your garden and pick up some local organic seeds at the co-op — you’ll need to start some of them indoors … Continued

Original Local Food with Chef Austin Bartold

The Twin Cities food scene is vibrant and storied — a showcase of diverse traditions and food ways, as well as tasty local ingredients. Chef Austin Bartold brings his care for community and respect for the food system to every dish he creates. He highlights local ingredients at their peak season in a way that … Continued

10 Rotisserie Chicken Meals for Busy Nights

Meals that use rotisserie chicken can help you make a fast, easy, delicious dinner. You can get a few meals out of each rotisserie chicken, depending on the size of your household. The deli team makes rotisserie chickens every day, so it’s easy to pick one up that’s freshly roasted and full of flavor — … Continued