• 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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2015 Annual Owner Meeting

This year’s Annual Owner Meeting will be held from 5-8pm on May 29th at the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum. We will be having an important vote on our Articles of Incorporation this year. You can get an overview of why we need the update here. We will also be holding elections for our Board of Directors. Interested parties are encouraged […]

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Natural Nutrition: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

By Felicia Marzolf, Dietetics Student Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Benefits Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids – meaning they are necessary for human health, but the body cannot make them. The way to get omega-3s is through food or supplementation. Most people do not consume sufficient amounts of omega-3s. Symptoms of omega-3 deficiency include fatigue, poor memory, dry skin, […]

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Community Partner: Endurance Fitness

By Megan Molloy of Endurance Fitness Good nutrition and physical fitness are a huge part of keeping Mt. Pleasant citizens healthy and strong, so we can build an even stronger community. Our community deserves a welcoming, supportive environment for people to build towards bettering themselves physically and mentally, which is why we’ve chosen to partner with GreenTree Cooperative Grocery. Endurance […]

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Natural Nutrition: Vegetarian Diets

By Felicia Marzolf, Dietetics Student A vegetarian diet is a plant-based diet that does not include meat, fish and poultry. However, there are a variety of vegetarian diets. Lacto-vegetarian diets eliminate meat, fish, poultry and eggs, including foods that contain these foods. However, they consume dairy products such as milk, cheese, yogurt, and butter. Lacto-ovo-vegetarian diets exclude meat, fish and […]

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