5 Easy Lunchbox Ideas from a Mom Who Knows

Article by Dacia Williamson, Grocery Manager and Mom of Wyatt Getting back into the groove of the school routine can be a daunting adjustment. Homework, after school activities and early bedtimes can put parents in a time crunch when it comes to planning healthy lunch options for their kiddos. As a health-conscious parent, I’ve had … Read More.

Dodging Coconuts Part 3: Preparation and Lasagna

This post was written by guest blogger Sylvia Lovely, a Lexington restauranteur, radio show host, author, speaker and teacher for our upcoming workshop based on this blog, happening September 4th. If you missed her previous Dodging Coconuts posts, you can find Part 1 here and Part 2 here. I am not a cook. I joke that … Read More.

Dodging Coconuts Part 2: Finding Purpose

This post was written by guest blogger Sylvia Lovely, a Lexington restauranteur, radio show host, author, speaker and teacher for our upcoming workshop based on this blog, happening September 4th. If you missed Part 1 of her Dodging Coconuts posts, you can find it here. It was warmer than usual that winter in northern Minnesota—a … Read More.

Tips for Grilling Great Produce

Most people associate outdoor grilling with burgers, hot dogs and steaks, but grilling great produce is simple and scrumptious. A wide array of fruits and vegetables, paired with spice rubs, marinades and sauces galore will keep your patio table overflowing with delicious additions to your grilling repertoire. Seasonal summer vegetables just happen to be a … Read More.

BOOK REVIEW: Can Co-ops Save Our Flawed Food System?

This book review was written by our Board member, Shelby Isert (pictured right), and was first published in the summer edition of our Fresh Bites owner newsletter. Cooperatively-owned businesses are something I’m passionate about, and I’ve dedicated much of my life to furthering their success and spreading the message. I’m sure many of you reading … Read More.

Simple Tips From A Zero Waste Hero

This post was written by Co-op champion, cat advocate and zero waste hero, Malinda O’Quinn. Municipal solid waste is the third largest human-related source of methane emissions in the United States. In 2000, the EPA reported that each person generates 4.74 pounds of solid waste per day. By living a little more intentionally, we can … Read More.

Cultivating Neighborliness

This post was written by guest blogger, Good Foods owner and all-around community superstar Ryan Koch. Fifteen years ago I was studying to become a clinical therapist. I also spent a lot of time each week scanning groceries at Good Foods. I was fairly new in town and this job helped me to meet a … Read More.

4 Things I Learned From a Low-FODMAP Diet

This post was written by guest blogger, future dietitian, zero-waste warrior and amazing Instagrammer (if you’re into food photos), Brandon Pearson. In a sea of diet trends, the low-FODMAP diet is starting to make headlines here in the United States as a treatment for IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The diet was originally developed at … Read More.