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|