• Eating Local

    By Dave Whitney, Produce Buyer, Co-op Owner In our modern age of food preservatives and additives, genetically altered crops and E. coli outbreaks, people are increasingly concerned about the quality […]

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  • Delicious Dairy Daze

    By Megan Barber, Grocery Buyer, Wellness Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Co-op Owner If you’re anything like me, there are some great dairy-based items just chilling in your fridge or freezer right […]

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  • 2018 Annual Meeting Wrap up

    By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner Over 100 people joined us this year’s Annual Meeting. Here are the highlights: Board Election Results- Ray Davies, Stacy Saul and Lee Ruffino […]

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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 […]

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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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A Word from the Board: Investing in Our Future

By Elizabeth Conway, Board Treasurer, Co-op Owner GreenTree is quickly outgrowing our current space; we have experienced significant increases in the annual sales and in the number of Owners in recent years. And, as most of you know, we’ve been talking about the relocation/expansion project for some time now. The staff and Board have been working diligently to assess all […]

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