St. Peter welcomes the Sustainable Farming Association’s annual Midwest Soil Health Summit at Gustavus Adolphus College this month. Learn more about soil health and why it’s important for the farms that grow your food.
Annual pre-orders for Ferndale turkeys are open now! Every year for Thanksgiving, the St. Peter Food Co-op sells local, pasture-raised turkeys from Ferndale Farms. Family owned and operated for three generations, Ferndale Farm was established in 1939. Their turkeys are raised without antibiotics; fed a natural diet from a local feed mill; and processed without
It’s a time for cooperative businesses like the St. Peter Food Co-op to reflect on their shared principles and to educate others about the value of belonging to a cooperative.
At the St. Peter Food Co-op, sandwiches have always been a signature of our store. Check out our top five best-selling sandwiches. Then, get yourself over here to try one for lunch!
March is National Flour Month, so we spent some time chatting with local producer Ben Penner of Ben Penner Farms. Penner has been farming in Minnesota since the fall of 2009, and grows alfalfa, hard red winter and spring wheat, and food-grade soybeans. All of his wheat and flour is certified organic by MOSA and is stone milled and packaged by a miller with 40 years of experience. Keep reading to learn more about Ben Penner Farms and read more about our local producers.