• That Co-op Smell

    By Stacy Saul, Board Member, Co-op Owner Since moving away from Mount Pleasant nearly two years ago to the West side of the state, I can assure you that I […]

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  • 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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Spiced Rice Pudding

By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner You can also view the video here. Rice is a delicious and versatile ingredient, but many of us are used to using it primarily in savory dishes. That’s not the limit of it’s culinary applications though. Rice can also be a satisfying dessert food! Here is a simple recipe to […]

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Don’t Be Caught Off Guard

By Megan Barber, Wellness Buyer, Grocery Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Co-op Owner Cold and flu season is ramping up with the seasonal shift. When the weather changes and becomes cooler, holiday stress increases, and people begin spending more time indoors, viral colds and the flu become more prominent. Influenza activity increases in October/November and carries us through winter, peaking around February, […]

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A Word From the Board

By Michael J. Conway, Board Secretary, Co-op Owner GreenTree Cooperative Grocery is my home base in Mount Pleasant. All of my activities tend to involve our store. My favorite weekend activity begins with an early morning trip to GreenTree where my family of four stocks up on breakfast burritos, samosas, muffins, juice, and coffee. Yes, you can eat samosas for […]

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