By Jennifer Gilbertson, Whole Foods Co-op Events Coordinator and Co-op Owner “You’ve forgotten!” was my introduction to Dahl’s Sunrise Dairy when I moved to the area a little over 5 years ago. I found the commercial charming and surprising, believing that home delivery of milk was a thing of the past, a bygone era. Obviously […]
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A few weeks ago, we received a comment from a customer that clearly illustrates an issue at Whole Foods Co-op: I feel like comment cards disappear into a black hole. Oh yes, I get it. I really appreciate this candid feedback and am grateful that the person who made the comment left a name and […]
It’s LOCAL season! Springtime is when we see begin to see more LOCAL produce on our shelves, hitting its peak in late summer months when our stores are full of beautiful, bountiful displays of LOCALLY grown produce! In a region where the growing season is short, farmers (like Northern Harvest Farms in Wrenshall, whose green […]
Time to fire up the grill! Get set for great grilling with these grilling tips: Start your grill about 30 minutes before you begin cooking. It’s a good idea to have a hot side for grilling meat and a cooler side for grilling fish, seafood and vegetables. If you don’t have a gas grill, consider using […]
I have a confession to make. Sometimes, in the course of my week, I make too much food. Sound like a good problem to have? Well, it seems to be alarmingly common in our affluent country. My excuse is that I develop recipes for a living, so I test recipes even when I already have […]
One of the things I enjoy most about my employment at Whole Foods Co-op are the many opportunities for learning! Prior to working here, I knew about many of the alternative products that our stores carry, but I didn’t have any experience using those products. One of my biggest mistakes was discounting them as “new […]
Watch a video of the Denfeld store opening for the first time here!
The first ever all-staff meetings at the Denfeld Whole Foods Co-op took place on March 5th, 2016. For many staff these training sessions were a first glimpse of our beautiful new co-op, and the excitement was evident in everyone’s reactions. Staff were given a brief history of the project from General Manager Sharon Murphy. They were […]
Since opening the Owner Finance Program in March 2014, 164 Owners have invested in either Owner Loans ($1,034,000) and/or Class C equity ($102,000); both investment opportunities are still open through mid-March (until store opening!) and we encourage you (Owners who are Minnesota residents) to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-728-0884 ext.1, to speak to someone in […]