• Smoothies: Recipes and Add-ins

    By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner You can see the video on this topic here. Smoothies are one of those foods that tend to straddle the […]

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  • Winter Skin

    By Megan Barber, Grocery Buyer, Wellness Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Co-op Owner It’s safe to say no one is spending too much time outdoors this time of year – especially with […]

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  • Custom Energy Bites

    By Reeva Ripley, Bulk and Frozen Buyer, Co-op Owner Looking for a great organic, cheaper, low-maintenance and nutritionally rounded snack to fuel you up on these chilly winter days? Try […]

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  • Oh GreenTree, Little Place That I Love

    By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner Last month I celebrated my 14-year anniversary of working at the Co-op. Working here has shaped my life in so many ways. Here […]

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  • Staff in the Spotlight: Hamilton George

    Where are you from? I’m from a city in the Metro Detroit area, called Livonia. How did you first find the Co-op? I actually first found the Co-op while on […]

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  • My Co-op Story

    By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner When I first came across the GreenTree about thirteen years ago I was just looking for a place to buy […]

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Fast Healthy Lunches

By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner As life gets busier, lunch gets faster, and usually, less healthy. For a bunch of tips on making lunch easier and cheaper while keeping it healthy, check out this video. I’ve also got a very tasty recipe to share with you. This dish hits the trifecta: Cheap, Easy, Fast. It’s […]

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Spiced Rice Pudding

By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner You can also view the video here. Rice is a delicious and versatile ingredient, but many of us are used to using it primarily in savory dishes. That’s not the limit of it’s culinary applications though. Rice can also be a satisfying dessert food! Here is a simple recipe to […]

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Don’t Be Caught Off Guard

By Megan Barber, Wellness Buyer, Grocery Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Co-op Owner Cold and flu season is ramping up with the seasonal shift. When the weather changes and becomes cooler, holiday stress increases, and people begin spending more time indoors, viral colds and the flu become more prominent. Influenza activity increases in October/November and carries us through winter, peaking around February, […]

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A Word From the Board

By Michael J. Conway, Board Secretary, Co-op Owner GreenTree Cooperative Grocery is my home base in Mount Pleasant. All of my activities tend to involve our store. My favorite weekend activity begins with an early morning trip to GreenTree where my family of four stocks up on breakfast burritos, samosas, muffins, juice, and coffee. Yes, you can eat samosas for […]

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