Move over, kale. There are some new greens in town and they have just as many health benefits. Read on for the Co-op lowdown on leafy greens… Spinach: Remember this old friend? Before the kale craze, spinach was the ‘it’ green. This vegetable is full of Vitamin C and helps protect against cancer.
Spring is in the air! Leave the chilly winter behind you and start swapping out heavy comfort foods for light and tasty dishes, like this springtime pesto pasta with peas and lemon zest. Perfect with halved cherry tomatoes and snips of fresh herbs on top! Total Time: 25 minutes Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 4
We’ve all seen our fair share of oddly shaped vegetables. Carrots with legs. Bulging strawberries. An eggplant with a nose. What makes vegetables occasionally take these abnormal forms? Fruits and veggies that grow in unusual shapes are often a result of environmental conditions. Due to inadequate pollination, sections of the fruit or vegetable where
Based in Brooten, MN, Redhead Creamery distributes their Ridiculously Good Cheese Curds, Lucky Linda Aged Farmhouse Cheddar, and Little Lucy Brie throughout Minnesota and beyond. Milk from the 180 cows on their farm flows directly into the on-site cheese plant, where their fresh, artisan farmstead cheese is produced. Many thanks to Redhead Creamery for perfecting
A message from Kyle Chambers, Board President Now that the St. Peter Food Co-op is well-established in its new location, over the past year, your Directors on the Board have been working diligently to plan for the Co-op’s future by revising and updating our Ends Statement. The Ends Statement is a succinct description of
The sunflowers have bloomed and gone to seed and the zucchini and tomatoes have finally slowed down. The inaugural year of the Co-op Garden was nothing short of a success. With 115 pounds of fresh produce delivered to the St. Peter Area Food Shelf and 340 children participating in educational activities through their school classroom
Weekend food matters for student learning and achievement. This is the mission for the Children’s Weekend Food Program (CWFP) and the message is simple: a full stomach and a healthy body are essential for success in the classroom. CWFP’s “purpose is to provide child-friendly nutritious, non-perishable food items for breakfast, lunch, and snacks for most non-school