• Science in The Kitchen: for kids (and adults!)

    By Megan Barber, Grocery and Wellness Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Co-op Owner There is nothing more fun than making something interactive in the kitchen as a kid. My mom used to […]

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  • Much Ado About Sweet Corn

    By David Whitney, Produce Buyer, Co-op Owner When it comes to delicious, healthy, and versatile ingredients, sweet corn should be near the top of your list. GreenTree will have local/organic […]

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  • The Long and Winding Road to Expansion

    By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner, and Ben Sandel, Cooperative Board Leadership Consultant The Long and Winding Road to Expansion is paved with speed bumps, potholes, flat tires, doubt, […]

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  • 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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Made in Michigan

By Megan Barber, Grocery Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Wellness Buyer, Co-op Owner Gearing up for Michigan’s summer months got off to a halting start with an April ice storm, but those dreams of local products found at your nearest farmer’s market don’t have to be put on hold! Year round, we carry numerous fresh local produce options, canned and pickled choices, […]

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Annual Meeting 2018

This year’s Annual Owner Meeting will be held from 6-9pm on May 4th at the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum. Children of attendees play free during the meeting! We are holding elections for our Board of Directors. Voting will begin at the Co-op on Friday, April 20th and continue through 7pm at the Annual Meeting on the 4th. As usual, the […]

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Packaging Matters

By Christopher Wiesman, Deli Manager, Co-op Owner GreenTree’s deli is committed to promoting sustainable consumer habits, and as such, we only use packaging from companies that emphasize sustainability and endorse healthy business practices. Smartcycle and Placon, whose packaging we currently use, state on their website that, “[m]ore than 25 million tons of plastic packaging are sold in the U.S. every […]

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The GreenSprouts

By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner Have you heard of the GreenSprouts? Here at GreenTree we believe it’s important for people to have access to healthy food. Part of the way we do this is by working with national organizations, regional suppliers, and local farmers to get the best prices on the freshest produce that we […]

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