Community Discount Program at Just Food Co-op

Just Food Nourishes a Just, Healthy and Sustainable Community.   Just Food Co-op believes that all individuals and families in our community should have access to high quality food that fits their budget. To ensure accessibility for everyone, or, minimally, to ease the financial burden on families that might be struggling to put nutritious foods [...]

2018-01-04T10:45:11-06:00January 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Death of Robert Erpenbach

Robert Erpenbach The Board of Directors of Just Food Co-op is saddened to inform the membership of the death of the Co-op's Finance Manager, Robert Erpenbach, on Friday, October 27, 2017 after a brief illness. Bob was a faithful member of the Management Team for the past one and a half years, leading [...]

2017-10-29T15:12:33-05:00October 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Board of Directors Election Information

Online voting is here! Members should be receiving, or may have already received, a mailing from Just Food Co-op. Simply Voting is managing our election this year and as with all things new, there are sometimes glitches. The letter you receive with your ballot indicates that there is a pre-paid envelope included. This was the [...]

2017-09-20T09:37:52-05:00September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Profit For Impact’s Sake

Grocery competition is coming to Northfield and the surrounding community. Margins in grocery are tight and the pressure to drive margins further downward is real. Health care insurance costs continue to rise. Political uncertainty causes shoppers to become more frugal. Customers embrace options like Blue Apron to make cooking at home easier. Amazon buys Whole [...]

2017-08-10T11:12:27-05:00August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Could a Reusable Solution Save You Money?

There will always be a time and a place for ziploc storage bags and the like. Sometimes they are the best solution or the best way to get after-the-party leftovers out of your house. However, there are a few reasons that you may want to reduce the number of bags that you use. First of [...]

2017-08-21T11:53:24-05:00August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Canning in the Age of Pinterest

Take full advantage of your CSA shares or the season's bounty!  We live in a world that offers us abundance year-round. We can get strawberries in winter, grow basil in a window container, and we never have to skip meat just because it was a bad year for chickens. But, it wasn’t that [...]

2017-08-01T18:31:14-05:00August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Adios, Farewell, Good Bye….

Jerry Huddleston, General Manager Well, June 13th is rapidly approaching, so my tenure as the General Manager of Just Food Co-op is about to come to an end.  As I have mentioned before, this decision to move back to Arkansas to care for my ailing mother-in-law is breaking my heart.  Yet I do [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22-05:00June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2017-07-18T14:17:22-05:00March 3rd, 2017|Community, Local, Uncategorized|