Shopping List for Food Donations

The following items are in particular demand at local foodshelves. To learn more, visit MN FoodShare.

2014 CSA Partners

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As part of our commitment to local agriculture, we’re happy to serve as a consumer supported agriculture (CSA) dropsite for the 2014 local season.

To purchase a CSA share, please contact the farms directly via phone or email (see below for a list of participating farms and their contact information).

Please be aware that we can’t arrange to hold shares for you—you must pick up your share before 9 p.m. on your regular delivery day or arrange to have someone else pick it up for you.

February/March Rollin' Oats Journal

ROJ F/M 2013

Learn “Five Ways to Nourish your Neighbors” in our cover story about the March MN FoodShare campaign. Also in this issue, discover fair trade blueberries, find out how to reserve your CSA and save the date for our March Member Appreciation Day (Members save 10% on Saturday, March 9th!)

Click to download the PDF version of the February/March Rollin’ Oats Journal.

Dec/Jan Rollin' Oats

ROJ D/J 2012

Our coverstory details the Twelve Days of Local promotion—we’re offering 20% OFF daily specials beginning December 13th on some of your favorite local gift items. Also in this issue, we’ve reprinted the Annual Report to the Member Owners which was intially distributed during October’s annual meeting. Click to download a PDF version of the December-January Rollin’ Oats Journal.

Roasting Chestnuts

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Tips and recipes on roasting chestnuts, a time-honored holiday tradition!

Election Results

Thank you to everyone who voted in the co-op’s annual election! Voting closed at 6:45 p.m. during our Annual Meeting on October 18th.

October-November Rollin Oats

ROJ O/N 2012

This issue contains a cover story detailing our Annual Meeting and the offical 2012 ballot for the board of directors election. We also announce our Member Appreciation Day (members save 10% on October 20th!). And, you’ll find our holiday catering menu, too! Click to download the October November 2012 issue.

Natural Fitness Exercise Equipment

Natural Fitness Exercise Equipment

Bamboo blocks, foam rollers, balance discs and more, made using sustainable materials. Check out Natural Fitness’s Zero Impact Program.

Jason Anderson, Cheesemonger

Jason Anderson

By Kathy Gerhardt
Excerpts of this article were originally printed in the August/September 2012 Rollin’ Oats Journal.

If you are planning to take part in the Eat Local, America! campaign, a visit to the Linden Hills Co-op cheese department should be on your list. According to Jason Anderson (aka “The Cheesemonger”), 80-90% of the cheese stocked by the co-op is local.

Before jumping into his current role nearly five years ago, Anderson was like many Americans. His cheese palate was somewhat limited.