Tarragon Asparagus

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Vegan, Gluten Free This recipe is a throwback first published in our August-September 1989 GreenTree Newsletter. We hope you like it! Ingredients: 1 package (10oz) Frozen or ½ lb fresh asparagus 2 Tbsp tarragon wine vinegar* Dash of pepper 1 Tbsp chopped pimento Cook asparagus spears until just crisp tender. Sprinkle spears with vinegar, pepper and pimento. Serve hot or […]

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

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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”, a “DO”) with almost two decades of experience in the Central Michigan area. A key distinction between DOs and MDs is that we’re more attuned to looking at (and of […]

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Annual Meeting Recap 2016

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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 of skin cells made their way to the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum for this year’s annual meeting and board election. This year we had six candidates running for five open […]

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Energy Bites

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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 the bulk aisle at your friendly local Co-op to get your supplies – we have what you need to personalize your tasty treats. Let’s break down what goes into energy […]

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Coffee: An Origin Story

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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 shipped across the country from Washington state. The clothes you’re wearing could be hand-made by someone you know, or carried around the globe in planes, trains, and automobiles. Perhaps it’s […]

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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

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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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