Press Room

1/2014
The Pioneer Press reported on the Gateway Food Co-op vote to dissolve and welcome Mississippi Market’s plans to build a store on St. Paul’s East Side.

9/2013
WCCO stopped in our stores during the reporting of a story about organic farmers’ income doubling in the past year as demand for healthier food increases.

6/2013
The Gateway Food Initiative, working to bring a food co-op to St. Paul’s East Side, has invited us into their conversation and welcomed us at their community meeting, as reported on in the Pioneer Press.

5/2013
The Christian Science Monitor used Mississippi Market as an example in their reporting on the financial benefits of being an owner in a co-op.

5/2013
Food Freedom Radio stopped by for a visit to learn about Mississippi Market and the resources we have when shopping for local, organic & sustainable foods.

1/2013
The Pioneer Press highlighted our cooking classes as a way to help stick to those new year’s resolutions.

11/2012
Our cooking classes were recognized by KARE 11 as offering affordable afternoon & evening options on a variety of topics.

10/2012
We were thrilled to be awarded a Commuter Choice award for encouraging smart commute options among its staff and customers. As well as offering a discount on groceries to customers who bike to the store through our Bicycle Benefits program.

9/2012
Our annual Gluten Free Lunchbox Fair was listed in the Star Tribune’s What’s Cooking section of Taste.

8/2012
We are honored to be named as one of the Best of Home – Cooking Classes in the Twin Cities by CBS Minnesota/WCCO!

6/2012
Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine of Perennial Plate made their way through the United States on their “Real Food Road Trip” to tell the stories of real food and the people who provide it in every corner of the country. They stopped at food co-ops along the way, including Mississippi Market, to meet some local producers, share good food and learn why co-op shoppers and staff are so passionate about their food co-ops. Video : Perennial Plate Visits Food Co-ops

5/2012
Mississippi Market is proud to be a major sponsor of the Living Green Expo this year, with a focus on growing up green. Take a look!

4/2012
We are excited to partner with EcoBonus, a new rewards program designed to reward shoppers who buy earth-friendly products and make eco-conscious choices. Learn more about it here.

7/2011
Our General Manager, Gail Graham, was featured in the July issue of Minnesota Women’s Press in an article titled Twin Cities Women in Co-op Leadership.

7/2011
Minnesota Monthly’s July issue contains a Food Lovers’ Guide to Minnesota. We are proud to carry many of the items listed – from local cheeses and baked goods to yogurt and granola. Minnesota’s food scene is thriving & we are thrilled to be a part of it!

6/3/2011
We launched our Bicycle Benefits program June 1, 2011 and Twin Cities Daily Planet got the word out for us in this article: Bike to Mississippi Market in St. Paul? Get 5% off on Groceries!

5/2/2011
Mississippi Market was named one of Minnesota Women’s Press readers favorite
co-ops/healthy grocers in What Women Want 2011 survey. We are happy to share this distinction with fellow co-ops – Seward and The Wedge

3/7/2011
Anyone who’s worked in grocery knows that if the aisles could talk they’d have many a love story to tell. And now there’s a British survey to prove it. For their Shopping for Love in the Grocery Store piece, The Star Tribune interviewed our consumers affairs manager to see if this phenomenon carries over to the United States.

2/2011
Minnesota Monthly published a great map of Minnesota & Wisconsin in their February issue – it pinpoints 18 local growers of fresh, winter crops and mentions where to find this fresh produce in the cities. We are happy to carry Labore lettuce & Living Waters tomatoes throughout the summer months.

2/2011
The Edge magazine for holistic living featured Mississippi Market and highlighted our commitment to local growers in an article in their February issue. The article also talks about our product policy, Local product guide, and our on-going relationships with local farmers.

11/8/2010
In the WCCO’s Best of series, we were voted one of the top 5 Best Places for Local and Organic Food in the Twin Cities. We’re proud to be named among the best in in the cities for offering organically grown, locally produced, and minimally processed foods.

Note: All requests for interviews, filming or photography in our stores should be directed to our Marketing & Media Manager, kbinning@msmarket.coop.