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

The Best Protein Shake for Your Lifestyle

DIY shakes are a great way to add extra protein to your diet. But there are a lot of options to choose from, so getting started can be overwhelming. The best protein shake is the one that gives you what you need and that you’ll actually drink. It won’t help if you can’t stand the … Continued

Wild Ramps and How to Use Them

It’s springtime, which means the cold is retreating, the sun is staying out longer, and green is making its triumphant return to the landscape! One of the first wild plants to sprout in the Midwest also happens to be one of the most delicious: wild ramps. These oddly named veggies are highly sought after by … Continued

Mother’s Day Quiz

Mother’s Day is coming up! Are you looking for ways to celebrate with the mother figure in your life? Take our short “Celebrate Mom” quiz below for some unique Mother’s Day ideas designed just for her. We know moms (like everyone) are multifaceted, and this quiz is just a jumping-off point to get you started. … Continued

Q & A with Real Organic Project’s Ariel Pressman

Conscientious eating habits don’t form effortlessly. It takes a little bit of knowledge and perseverance to source your food from farms that are eco- and people-friendly. Third-party certifications like the USDA’s organic label are one tool in the mindful shopper’s chest. But to some, the standards of the USDA seal fall short. Organic and eco-friendly … Continued

Regenerating the Planet with Regenerative Agriculture

The sustainable food world is abuzz about regenerative agriculture, and we couldn’t be more excited! Farming can take a heavy toll on the land. Conventional planting, harvesting, tilling, and fertilizing can strip nutrients from the soil, release carbon, cause erosion, and contaminate drinking water. Because of these practices, half of the planet’s topsoil has been … Continued