Purge Your Pantry

We put a lot of pressure on starting things right away with the new year. However, you have 365 days to accomplish your goals, and goals need to be addressed in small bites and little steps. Before we are able to bring in all of these new ideas and big aspirations, we have to take [...]

2018-01-15T13:46:30+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Community, Local|

Holiday Gift Guide – Under $20

Are you looking for come quick ideas to help complete your holiday shopping list? Here are a few ideas to get you started. These gifts are both easy on your wallet, and also help introduce family and friends to good, high quality products that align with your values. Honey - We have an extensive collection [...]

2017-12-18T11:03:12+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Community, Local|

De-Stress Your Back to School Preparations

It’s tough to think about, but it’s now mid-August. This means that all of the retail stores have their back-to-school stuff out. All of the teachers have released their school supplies lists and it’s likely that you’ve already attended an open house or two. This time of summer always feels like a scramble to squeeze [...]

2017-08-21T10:57:13+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Community, Just Food, Local|

The Importance of Supporting Local Farmers

By Alyson Center, Board Member As Earth Day approaches on April 22nd, let’s think about where food comes from, and how we as members and patrons of Just Food Co-op, support systems that promote environmental health.  Food ultimately comes from the soil.  Healthy soil contains multiple components including mineral particles like sand, gravel, silt and [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Board Communication, Community, Local|

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 [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 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 [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Community, Just Food, Local|