June/July 2010

  • Read about the Co-op’s Community Contribution Program and learn more about two recipient organizations: Making Tracks for Celiacs and Chicken Run Rescue.
  • Find out how to join the 2010 Commuter Challenge (and win cool prizes).
  • Learn how to nominate a Green Patch group or, maybe, even nominate yourself for the Board of Directors!

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Parade to Sunnyside!

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Join us on Sunday, September 12th from 12 – 2pm as we commemorate our co-op’s history and look forward to our future at our new, expanded location at 3815 Sunnyside Avenue.

Naturally, there’ll be a bit of sadness as we prepare to close our doors at 2813 W 43rd Street. To capture this bittersweet sentiment, our “transition ceremony” will take the form of a New Orleans Jazz Funeral Parade. Leave it to Linden Hills Co-op to get quirky!

At noon, we’ll gather in the courtyard at 2813 W. 43rd where we’ll place co-op mementos in a time-capsule.

April/May 2010

  • Read about how co-ops in Minnesota have approached LEED certification and greening their stores.
  • Find out how it’s possible to fall in love at high altitudes in the member spotlight.
  • Get Miss Larousse’s recipe for Quinoa Salad with Lemon and Herbs.
  • The board’s view on what’s next with the co-op’s expansion project.
  • Plus news and specials from every department, April-May classes and events.

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Relocation Updates: Groundbreaking Celebration

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If you missed our Ground Breaking Ceremony, check out this video of the event, produced by members Julie Eckhert and Peter Berman of Insight Photo Video. And, if you were there, check yourself out!

The co-op’s board, staff, project team,lenders, Minneapolis city councilperson Betsy Hodges and Joni Bennett of the Morningside Neighborhood Association and Edina City Council attended the groundbreaking celebration on April 9.

Co-ops Help MN FoodShare!

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THANKS! *We’ve raised nearly 5,610 dollars/pounds of food for Minnesota FoodShare’s March Campaign. That’s 187% of our fundraising goal. All together, the Twin Cities food co-ops raised 77, 771 dollars/pounds of food.

February/March 2010

  • the latest on the co-op’s expansion and relocation project
  • Board member Rhea Sullivan on the importance of continued member involvement
  • a recap on the co-op’s 2009 donations
  • 2010 CSA farm partners are all in this issue.
*Miss Larousse transforms underripe bananas into an ambrosial dessert.

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April Classes - Register Now!

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We’ve got a great line up of classes this spring featuring classes about healthy cooking and healthy living. Follow the links below to download our schedules.

April Classes

Please pre-register for classes in person at our customer service desk or by calling 612-922-1159 to pay by credit card.

Great Gift Cards at Your Local Co-op

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Give the gift of great food! We have co-op gift cards available in any amount, and unlike some stores, there are no hidden costs and no expiration dates. Packaged in an attractive gift folder and embellished with colorful photos of delicious food, co-op gift cards are beautiful AND practical. They can also be used at Linden Hills Natural Home. Just ask any cashier, stop by the customer service desk, or call 612-922-1159 to find out more. Co-op gift cards make great shower gifts, wedding presents, and housewarming gifts, too!

Staff Favorites: The Local Edition

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Whole Grain Milling’s 8 Grain Hot Cereal, Welcome, MN
Unlike many breakfast cereals and granolas that feel healthy but actually aren’t, this one is really good for you. It cooks up quickly and is very cost effective at $1.49 a pound. Very comforting on cold winter mornings and still great during the summer too.

We're Ready for our Close-up!

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The talented staff of Linden Hills Co-op is featured in our latest 30-second television commercial, which you might just catch sometime soon on select Minneapolis Comcast Cable programming. Or, if you prefer, take a look at the video on YouTube! And be sure to let us know what you think.