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    Staff in the Spotlight : James Champion

    Where are you from? Whitehall, MI How did you first find the Co-op? I was looking for vegan food. (cheese) Or maybe Casey Crick? How long have you been working […]

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    How to Use Up Kale

    By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner   If you prefer, you can view the video here. Kale is a cheap, versatile, leafy green and a member […]

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    Organic Valley: A Farmer Cooperative

    By Megan Barber, Grocery Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Wellness Buyer, Co-op Owner When you start your day off with a heaping bowl of cereal, snack on cheese at lunch, and end […]

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    How to Use Up Zucchini

    By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner You can watch the video on this here. Zucchini is a very abundant and versatile vegetable. (Well, technically it’s a […]

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    Tips and Tricks for Using Your Summer Produce

    By Dave Whitney, Produce Buyer, Co-op Owner Summer is upon us! July and August really show off the abundance of produce items Michigan has to offer. The best way to […]

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Green Daffodil: Locally Crafted Bath and Beauty Products

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By Megan Barber, Grocery and Wellness Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Co-op Owner Ferndale based Green Daffodil owners, Anne and Siouxsan, have been locally producing quality candles, lotions, balms, and other eclectic gifts for over eight years. Friends since they were kids, the Daffodil girls are busy every day hand producing quality crafts for their storefront and stores like GreenTree. You absolutely […]

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Campfire Cooking

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By Reeva Ripley, Bulk and Frozen Buyer, Store Keeper Team Leader, Co-op Owner As we enter that magical part of the year when the Michigan days are longer and temperatures warm, many of us plan camping trips to explore the wonders which nature offers in abundance. To assure maximum joy from your outdoor venture, having your lodging and destination planned […]

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Staff in the Spotlight: Mattie

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Mattie Barber, Storekeeper Where are you from? I am from Mt. Pleasant, MI How did you first find the Co-op? I’ve been going to the Co-op since I was a little kid! How long have you been working here? A little over a year. What is the best part of your job? Helping people learn about organic foods and healthy […]

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Look good – Naturally!

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By Megan Barber, Grocery Buyer & Merchandising Manager, Wellness Buyer, Co-op Owner When you purchase Terra Natural Design’s jewelry and gifts, you are making the conscious choice to support something bigger than fashion. You are supporting sustainability as the components of these items are made from seeds, nuts, and other carved Amazon Rainforest materials. You are choosing to empower indigenous […]

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