Mar 25

ATTENTION CO-OP/BUSINESS OWNERS!

The Missoula Community Food Co-op finance committee is looking for Missoula business owners who are also Co-op owners. We would like to offer you the opportunity to put the Co-op’s buying power and brand to work for your business.   What items do you need for your business that the Co-op provides? Coffee and tea? …

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Mar 10

Caribbean Inspiration – Stuffed Winter Squash

Who wouldn’t like to be sitting on the beach right now with one of those umbrella drinks and a good book?  While I can’t inspire that transition, I can put together a recipe that will use up some of those stored onions and winter squash with a little Caribbean flair. I’ve always liked the flavors …

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Mar 05

Savory Snowman Soup

It’s a snowy blustery day here in western Montana, but it’s January 30th and this is the first real snow we’ve had since the first of the year.  It’s a perfect day for Savory Snowman Soup! Savory Snowman Soup is something I made to peek the curiosity of young and picky eaters.  How could they …

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Feb 05

The Skinny on Fats

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What are the healthiest fats you can use in your kitchen? Well, that depends on who you ask. If you ask  us, of course, we’ll tell you to use traditional fats that have been around forever — like beef tallow, coconut oil, olive oil, and of course, butter! Usually, with modern guidelines of conventional “wisdom,” …

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Feb 05

Shrimp- the trials and tribulations

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I don’t know if this post is an example of “a fool rushing in” or a “little bit of knowledge being a dangerous thing.”  I’ll have to risk the above failings in order to oblige Kate’s request that I do some research on shrimp, especially in terms of healthy eating and ethical sourcing. I now …

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Jan 12

PH: the PHantastic Truth!

Do you understand the importance of alkaline and acid in the body? The most important thing to know is that illness is cause by acid. If we could teach you one thing…this would be it. Acid and alkaline balance is important to your health. Many of our clients did not know about their bodies PH …

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Jan 09

Casserole 101

Sometimes I think the casserole has gone the way of Plum Pudding — not too many people are cooking them anymore.  A lot of people think “casserole – 1970′s – Betty Crocker” but, that’s crazy because casseroles are usually easy to put together, flexible, and you can do them ahead so you aren’t scrambling around …

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Jan 06

Giving Thanks

Every week, we’ll include a space for an owner to share something the co-op, local food, or really anything else! Giving Thanks There are many thanks to be given this year regarding are beloved Co-Op; here are a few that come to mind for me as we close out another year. One can always be …

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Nov 26

Meet our NEW Coordinator

This Week’s Owner Inspiration, newly hired coordinator Lee Van de Water introduces himself! Hello Fellow Member/Owners! It is my great honor to have been selected by the board to take on the secondary coordinator position. I have big shoes (and stylish ones) to fill; Lacy will be missed. There is a lot to learn in …

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Nov 18

I Want to Work for a Cooperative

This Week’s Owner Inspiration New weekly post for owners to share something about the co-op, local food, or really anything else! This week, new Board Member Kim Bostrom shares why she believes in our Co-op. One day I am going to join a worker-owned cooperative business.  I may have to work to help organize and initiate …

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