Locally Owned, Organically Grown

Natural Harvest Gives Back

Contributing to strong and sustainable economic solutions for community needs, as well as providing charitable contributions to local groups, is the co-op thing to do: it is one of our co-op principles.

Annually, we give gift cards, cash, and food donations to a variety of organizations throughout the community. School fundraisers, community health & wellness events, youth programs, animal rescue organizations, art & culture enrichment efforts, environmental solution workshops, food shelves, crisis foundations, literacy programs – working with these groups and more is how we connect and strengthen our community.

According to a National Co+op Grocers’ study, food co-ops, in general, have a more local impact than conventional grocery stores. For every dollar spent at a food co-op, $0.38 is reinvested back into the local economy compared to $0.24 at privately or investor-owned grocery stores.


Change Within Reach Program

Our Change Within Reach program gives consumers the chance to contribute to community organizations in a way that does not break the bank but cumulatively makes a huge impact on the recipient. Every month, a local non-profit organization is selected to be the recipient of all funds donated through the program. Customers donate by allowing their purchase amount to be rounded up to the next highest dollar. Since the program started in April of 2014, Natural Harvest customers have raised over $98,000 for local non-profit organizations; in 2019 alone over $21,000 was raised. We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all who participate in this program.

Are you affiliated with a non-profit organization that would benefit from our Change Within Reach program? If your organization is registered with a 501(c)3 or 501(c)4 status it is eligible to apply.


We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Change Within Reach Program. 

Deadline for applications is August 31, 2020.

Letters announcing the 2021 recipients will be mailed out by October 31, 2020.

Change Within Reach Application 2021

 

The February recipient is Central Mesabi Medical Foundation’s Kids Kare Fund :

  • Your donations will help alleviate the financial burden Iron Range families face when their children experience a health crisis or are diagnosed with a chronic medical condition.

Upcoming Recipients:

December 2019:       Mesabi Humane Society

January 2020:           Mesabi Outdoor Adventures

February 2020:          Kids Kare Fund

March 2020:              Quad City Food Shelf

April 2020:                 Dustin Damm Memorial Fund

May 2020:                  Bess Metsa Garden

June 2020:                 Summer Work Outreach Project

July 2020:                   Habitat for Humanity

August 2020:              Sand Lake Shuffle

September 2020:        Mesabi Symphony Orchestra

October 2020:             NHFC Micro Grant Fund

November 2020:          Veterans on the Lake Resort

December 2020:          Care Partners

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The Harvest Beet Winter 2019/2020 What's Inside?

We’ve Gone Solar ❦ Call for Board Candidates ❦ Local Produce Recap ❦ Winter Classes ❦ Change Within Reach Round-Up Report ❦ Holiday Recipes ❦ Holiday Hours

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