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Menomonie Market Food Co-op’s Marketing Manager Wins National Award

Kendall Williams
December 3, 2020

Menomonie Market Food Co-op’s Marketing Manager, Kendall Williams, has been named an honoree in the 2020 GenNext Awards hosted by Progressive Grocer.

Local Food Co-op Gives Back to the Farming Community for the Third Year

October 20, 2020

Menomonie Market Food Co-op has awarded gifts to support the local farming community through two giving programs—its Fund Our Foodshed Grant Program and the new Menomonie Market Cooperative Community Fund.

Hot Food returns to the Menomonie Farmers Market

June 14, 2020

Hot food returned to the Menomonie Farmer's Market this weekend. Take a guided tour with the Market Manager.  Note that all of the food is available for takeout only and may not be consumed at the market.

So - That Happened Episode 4- Flipping the Switch with Veronika Zazovsky and the Menomonie Farmers Market

Veronika Zazovsky
May 15, 2020

In this week's So - That Happened episode I talk to Veronika Zazovsky, the manager of the Menomonie Farmers Market. The Farmers Market opens tomorrow, and in many ways the market will be different this year. We talk about how the  market will be different and what you can expect to see.

Menomonie Market receives grant

Mary Dirty Face Farm
May 12, 2020

Menomonie Market Food Co-op has recently received a Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP). MMFC will use the money to purchase equipment that will allow the co-op to fulfill their goal of bringing more local food to the Chippewa Valley and to strengthen the valley food system. The new equipment will grow their capacity to process, preserve, and store food.

Farmers Union donates 30,000 pounds of pork to Feed My People

Farmers Union Enterprises Truck
May 8, 2020

During the current pandemic, food insecurity has visited many families in the area due to unemployment and under-employment. Farmers Union Enterprises donated 30,000 pounds of pork ribs to the Feed My People Food Bank in Eau Claire today The ribs come from Redwood Farms, one of the companies belonging to Farmers Union Enterprises. Redwood Farms supplies premium pork products to high-end restaurants in New York, Chicago and other cities across the U.S.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op and Just Local Foods announce cooperative agreement

April 15, 2020

In a letter this afternoon, Menomonie Market Food Co-op of Menomonie and Just Local Foods of Eau Claire announced plans to share some services between the two co-ops. 

Disclaimer -  I am a member of the Board of Directors at Menomonie Market Food Co-op

Stepping Stones in Menomonie Makes Changes, Asks for Volunteers

Stepping Stones Changes
March 17, 2020
#1c1e21; font-size: 13px;" class="_xlr">Volunteers Needed Now at Stepping Stones!Message from Katherine Dutton: We need some extra volunteers right now to help with the food packing. Many of our volunteers are in the high-risk age category--but young at heart!

Our Favorite Things - Menomonie Winter Farmers Market delights the senses

Rachel Henderson at Farmers Market

Sock Making Machine

December 21, 2019

This is the start of a new series of articles about our favorite things in the Chippewa Valley. Today's is the  For the winter, the Menomonie Farmers Market moves indoors, and features a variety of winter foods, crafts, art, baked goods and more.

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