PRAIRIE ROOTS CO-OP

Prairie Roots Co-Op Is Closing Its Doors After Two Years

The organization let the public know through their social medias.

FARGO, N.D.- Since the store opened three years ago, Prairie Roots Co-op already faced some challenges. “One of the initial issues from our performer from the consultants that we were involved with. They predicted a sales volume twice what the actual sales volume was during the first year,” says State Sen. Tim Mathern, Board Member of Prairie Roots. The store…

Prairie Roots Co-Op Continues Dr. King’s Dream With Day of Service Donations

FARGO, N.D. – You can stop by a Fargo grocery store and continue the dream of improving your community. The Prairie Roots Community Fund is receiving donations of food and toiletries for its Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. You can donate until Saturday January 26th. The fund was set up by Prairie Roots Co-Op to increase food access to…

Prairie Roots Food Co-op Welcomes New General Manager

Trae Long relocated from Louisiana

FARGO, N.D. — Prairie Roots Food Co–op is under new leadership. Trae Long joins them as general manager. He and his family relocated from Louisiana. He says he’s spent the day getting to know local producers and negotiating prices. There was an open house reception with snacks from the co–op deli. This happened along with Owner Appreciation Day. “We want to…

F-M Plastic Bag Task Force Ramps Up Efforts to Educate Public about Plastic Bags

The group lobbies with city leaders to make June 5 a "day without plastic bags"

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thousands of used plastic bags are scattered in areas across the metro. According to the F–M Plastic Bag Task Force, more than 50,000 pounds of plastic bags are used by grocery stores each year. “In Clay County we have our landfill, and I know in Fargo they have a landfill, and the litter around the landfill is for…

Need a Job? Prairie Roots Co-op Needs You

They're looking for cashiers, clerks, cooks and other general positions

FARGO, ND — An upcoming local co-op is looking to hire up to 25 new employees. Officials with Prairie Roots Co-op interviewed prospective employees at their job fair in the downtown Fargo library. They’re looking for cashiers, clerks, cooks and other general positions. The co-op also has one open manager position. The general manager says they’re hoping to have about…

Have Some Produce? Prairie Roots Co-op Wants You!

They're also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions

FARGO, N.D. — A new co-op soon to open up in Fargo is looking for new employees and farmers. Prairie Roots Co-op is looking for farmers to partner up with to get local produce. They’re also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions. They have seven positions open at this time and…