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December Change Within Reach Recipient

In December 2021, our customers donated $2,097 to The Angel Fund! The Angel Fund of Northeastern Minnesota works to support those diagnosed with cancer through financial, food, and transportation support, among others. Learn more about the Angel Fund’s mission here. Thank you for supporting our community members!

Producer Spotlight: Miller Mohawk Bean Co.

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January’s Local Producer is Miller-Mohawk Bean Co. of Aurora, MN. Your Co-op is proud to carry a wide assortment of Miller-Mohawk coffee blends, such as their delicious, deep Midnights, or the full-flavored Miner’s Roast. How did Miller-Mohawk Bean Co. get started? We started MMBC at home because we couldn’t find a coffee that we really enjoyed,…

November Change Within Reach Recipient

In November 2021, our customers donated $1,771.68 to Volunteers in Education! Volunteers in Education works to provide tutoring services, technology access, and other support for our local schools. Learn more about VinE’s mission here. Thank you for supporting our local students’ futures!

Staff Recipe — Teriyaki Chicken Bowls

A bowl of white rice topped with mixed vegetables, pan-seared chicken, and drizzled with Teriyaki sauce. A second reusable container of the same meal sits behind it, with a glass of sparkling water to the left.

These Teriyaki Chicken Bowls from Sully are a go-to! When they’re looking to pre-cook a set of meals for the workweek, these delicious, nutritious, and easy bowls are always a great option. Teriyaki Chicken & Rice Bowls Makes 4 meals Prep time: 1.5+ hours (inactive) Cook time: 25 minutes From the kitchen of Sully Kosmas…

Producer Spotlight: Larry Schultz Organic Farm

Larry Schultz Organic Farm logo, an illustration of a chicken inside a diamond shape, with the words "LARRY SCHULTZ" above and "ORGANIC FARM" below.

How often do you put something on your dinner table that you know was raised humanely, organically, and by a member of your community? This Thanksgiving, shoppers that choose to take home a turkey from Larry Schultz Organic Farm can say “YES!” to all three. From their website, Schultz Organic Chickens and Turkeys from Larry…

November’s Featured Artist

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This November, we have the honor of hosting Michelle Cappel from Spackle Art of Aurora! Why do you create your art? My art began as an experiment during the Covid quarantine. An article posed a question “What new skill would you like to learn during this time?” Having loved art my entire life I wondered…

October Change Within Reach Recipient

During the month of October, Natural Harvest Food Co-op shoppers donated $1,981.68 to the NHFC Microgrant Fund. Donations will be used to directly support local farmers by providing microgrant funding to assist with expanding their operations. These microgrants are intended to help achieve the production of high-quality, sustainably grown food and increase overall access to local,…

September Change Within Reach

During the month of September, Natural Harvest shoppers donated $1,982.36 to the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota‘s Buddy Backpacks Program. The donations will be used to provide backpacks filled with nutritious, nonperishable, child-friendly food items to school children who are at risk of going hungry over the weekends. Thank You Co-op Shoppers!

October’s Featured Artist

The Co-op’s featured artist during the of October is Margie Helstrom. Margie enjoys working with water-based mediums such as watercolor, acrylic paints, and gauche. We asked her a handful of questions to learn more about her work, read on to learn more. Why Do You Make This Type of Art? “My inspiration comes from light,…

Producer Spotlight: Early Frost Farm

Early Frost Farm (Embarrass, MN) Established 2014 by Jack & Ericka LaMar   How did Early Frost Farm get started? We started off with a few laying hens and then got into bees. By the third year, we were growing more food than we could keep for ourselves and started to market our produce. Natural…

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