By Sarah Christensen, General Manager, Co-op Owner What’s in store for your store? We’re celebrating our 45th Anniversary this year! Crazy right? As Liz Busch used to say, “We don’t look a day over 21.” We’ll be celebrating the entire week of March 16th-22nd with theme days and a CSA give-away, but mark your calendars for March 21st: It will […]Read more
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We start with sourcing our key fresh ingredients from local and regional farms and suppliers to reduce our carbon footprint. Our pepper supplier is only a few miles down the road from our facility, and they are organic certified. Our labels are made from recycled paper, and of course our glass bottles and PET lids are recyclable. We have a zero food waste policy that sends any excess food we create straight to a community compost.
By Reeva Ripley – Bulk Buyer, Storekeeper, Co-op Owner Winter is soup season, but with a busy schedule it can be nearly impossible to find the time to cook a batch of your favorite soup on the stove top. In five simple steps you can transform most traditional recipes so they can be easily prepared in a slow cooker, or […]Read more
As many of you may remember, GreenTree used to feature one of our Community Partners in each issue of our quarterly newsletter. That meant we were only able to introduce you to one of our partners every three months. Now, with our new blog, we are able to bring you a Community Partner every month! The first partner we will […]Read more
At GreenTree we are always trying to provide for the needs of our customers. Last year we introduced a new Catering Menu, and now we’re expanding on it. We are excited to introduce two new deli menus: Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day. If you have any questions about these items, or our regular Catering Menu, […]Read more
Where are you from? I am originally from Remus, MI, but moved to Mt. Pleasant in March to be closer to work. How did you first find the Co-op? Walking around downtown after hitting our lovely cupcake shop I had the sudden urge to explore! How long have you been working here? One year and three months. What is the […]Read more