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So far Stephanie Aman has created 12 blog entries.

Creating a Secure Food System for Local Youth

Just Food Co-op is on the front lines of transformational support for Northfield’s youth. The Co-op’s new partnership with the Northfield Union of Youth (NUY) gives at-risk youth the opportunity to prepare, eat, and learn about healthy and nutritional food. Minnesota FoodShare’s March campaign is a great time to celebrate how the Co-op is creatively [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Community, Local, Uncategorized|

CSA Day At Just Food!

CSA Day Saturday is Saturday, March 4 Community members are invited to stop by our Co-op on Saturday, March 4 from 10-1 for CSA Day. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms are a unique way for people to receive fresh, locally grown food at a reasonable price every week during the warmer months. You can meet [...]

February 24th, 2017|Community, Just Food, Local|

February is Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month and we are celebrating at your Co-op! There are many great choices that you can make in the aisles that can help support your goals of keeping your heart healthy - your ticker needs you to take care of it! Just Food has placed, at the point of product, vibrant [...]

February 16th, 2017|Community, Just Food|

Community: First Annual Downstream Film Series

Kristi Pursell, CRWP Community Engagement Coordinator With so many talented artists in Northfield including filmmakers, the Cannon River Watershed Partnership has decided to host another film event in 2017, but this time it’s one with “local” stamped all over it.   I’m proud to introduce the first annual Downstream Film Series that will have [...]

February 9th, 2017|Community, Just Food|

UPDATE: Food Justice For All

By: Doug Hiza, Board Member and Jerry Huddleston, General Manager When we decided to co-author an article for the Compost on Food Justice (specifically WIC) we had hoped that owners would provide us with feedback. We were not disappointed. So we decided at the December Board Meeting to write a second article to share some [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Board Communication, Uncategorized|

Announcing Our Newest Board Members!

The Annual Owners Meeting of Just Food Co-op, attended by over 155 owners and their families, was held on October 18. At the meeting the Board election results were announced. Newly elected for three-year terms as Board members were Alyson Center and Andrew Henley. Penny Hillemann was re-elected for another three-year term. We are excited [...]

October 24th, 2016|Board Communication, Community, Just Food|

Growing the Business

The produce department at Just Food is one of the fastest growing, best performing co-op produce departments in the United States.  Not only does Just Food have an amazing produce manager, Val Critser, who sources some of the most beautiful product, farmers who supply us with high quality produce, but we have a community that [...]

October 10th, 2016|Community, Just Food, Owner Communication|

Just Food Board of Directors Names New General Manager

The Just Food Co-op Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jerry Huddleston has been hired to be the next General Manager of Just Food Co-op. His first day of work at Just Food will be September 1. He replaces Pat Neily who moved back to New Hampshire last January for family reasons and [...]

August 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Paying a Living Wage

Many of you may have noticed the back of our black staff t-shirts which state, “Sell more good food; Create more good jobs; Do more good in the community.” As competition in the organic market gets stronger and unemployment remains low, we know that one of our best competitive advantages is our staff. We want [...]

July 13th, 2016|Community, Just Food|

Living Our Cooperative Principles

As your local community owned grocery store, we have a responsibility to our community, to the earth, to our farmers and to our cooperative business model.  As a cooperative, we are guided by a set of principles - the seven cooperative principles. Just Food gives back to the community in many ways that we often [...]

April 19th, 2016|Community, Just Food, Round-Up|