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    Sunscreen 101: For those who love sun!

    Megan Barber, Wellness Buyer, Co-op Owner There is nothing quite like a day in the sun! Whether you’re throwing a BBQ, lazing in a backyard hammock, or maybe even swinging […]

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    Community Partner: Barbara E. Heller-Burstein, D.O., FAARM, P.L.L.C.

    By Barbara E. Heller-Burstein, Co-op Owner Integrative and functional medicine: What is it and why do it? I am a fully accredited and licensed Osteopathic physician (“Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine”, […]

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    Annual Meeting Recap 2016

    By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner Good food, good folks, music, children laughing, and democracy… what could it be? None other than GreenTree’s Annual Meeting. On April 29th, billions […]

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    Energy Bites

    By Reeva Ripley, Bulk Buyer, Marketing Assistant Looking for a great organic, cheaper, easy to eat, and nutritionally well-rounded snack this summer? Try making your own energy bites. Hit up […]

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    Coffee: An Origin Story

    By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner Everything comes from somewhere. The apple in your lunch may have come from the tree in your backyard, or been […]

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Community Partner: Campus Salon

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By Reeva Ripley, Bulk Buyer, Marketing Assistant Spring is a time for revival; people are becoming more active, planning road trips to festival outings, preparing for graduation or formal dances, and getting out to enjoy nature in bloom. With highlights, up-dos, nail services, deep-conditioning treatments, or a simple hair cut, you can get a fresh look to brighten up for […]

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Community Partner: Buckley’s Mountainside Canoes


By Bob Busch, Co-owner of Buckley’s Mountainside Canoes, Co-op Owner The Definitive Story of Buckley’s and the TeeVee Show You may have heard that Buckley’s Mountainside Canoes was on Animal Planet. If you thought that sounded funny, you’re right, it was, but we really were on Animal Planet. A television construction crew came in and changed everything. The entire place […]

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Pure Clean Laundry: Michigan-Made

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By Megan Barber, Wellness Buyer, Co-op Owner Washing our clothes can be a chore, especially if they don’t come clean. Not to mention, if you have sensitive skin, harsh detergents and synthetic fragrances can really irritate skin. In steps Pure Laundry. Mirandy Richardson runs the business, creating locally made, simple ingredient, powerful laundry concentrate. Because it is a concentrate, you […]

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Spring Cleaning Made Easier

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By Megan Barber, Wellness Buyer, Co-op Owner With winter finally letting up (well, sort of), you may be starting to think about spring cleaning. You may not enjoy it as much as I do, but I love nothing more than opening the windows to the fresh air while scrubbing everything down from top to bottom and in all the nooks […]

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Annual Owner Meeting 2016

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This year’s Annual Owner Meeting will be held from 5-8pm on April 29th at the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum. We are holding elections for our Board of Directors. Voting will begin at the Co-op on April 8th and continue through the Annual Meeting on the 29th. Interested parties are encouraged run. Simply fill out this Board Candidacy Form and follow […]

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