• 2017: Pretty Much Our Best Year Yet!

    By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner Whew! Grocery ain’t easy. Retail ain’t easy. Downtown ain’t easy. There are lots of pieces that go into running a grocery store. Throw […]

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  • Smart Chicken

    By Reeva Ripley, Bulk/Frozen/Meat Buyer, Storekeeper Team Leader, Co-op Owner We are excited to offer a new Co-op Basics product… Smart Chicken! Smart Chicken is produced by an innovative company […]

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  • Staff in the Spotlight: Rosalie Bauman

    Where are you from? Remus, it’s a tiny town between Mt. Pleasant and Big Rapids. How did you first find the Co-op? My parents have been Owners since the beginning. […]

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  • 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 making your own energy bites. Just 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. […]

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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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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 bulk herbs and spices. On my first or second visit someone explained Ownership to me and I joined right away. I wasn’t a regular shopper, but I liked the idea […]

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