What is GreenTree?

By Amy Derry, Co-op Owner, Board Secretary GreenTree is my friend. This grocery store was the first good thing I found when I started working in Mt. Pleasant in 2008. How did I know so quickly that GreenTree was my friend? By its smell? By its accommodating hours? By its products, the local ones, the simple ones, the unique ones, […]

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Staff in the Spotlight: Tenley Good

Where are you from? Gladwin, MI How did you first find the Co-op? When I came to CMU 1 1/2 years ago. How long have you been working here? Three months. What is the best part of your job? Making food that is ethical, sustainable, and healthy. Do you like to cook? Yes! Describe your perfect breakfast. Eggs, bacon, and […]

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Feel the Burn

By Megan Barber, Grocery and Wellness Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Co-op Owner Most of us have been there (some of us more often than others) after a beautiful day kayaking, grilling out, and otherwise soaking up the sun. Your skin feels a little tight, maybe you’re more sensitive to both hot and cool temperatures suddenly – it’s the first signs of […]

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West African Ginger Drink

By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner I wanted to try making something a little bit different that still allowed for the use of easy to find ingredients. With the hot temperatures we’ve been having lately it seemed like a good idea to try out a summer drink from another part of the world. The first recipe […]

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We can order that!

By Reeva Ripley, Frozen and Bulk Buyer, Co-op Owner As a cooperative grocery there are things which set us apart from super markets or run of the mill grocery stores; our outstanding customer service, an awesome selection of organic and local goods, as well as my personal favorite… special ordering! Special ordering enables our customers to purchase case quantities of […]

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