Prairie Roots Food Co-op

Prairie Roots Food Co-Op Combines Refreshment, Fitness with Smoothie Bike

People could make their own smoothies while they pedaled on the bike

FARGO, N.D. — People had the chance to stay refreshed while getting a good workout by taking a ride on a smoothie–making bicycle. As part of the Prairie Roots Food Co–Op’s first birthday celebration, people could pedal on the bike, and the gears would blend together various ingredients to create a fresh smoothie. Some people even rode their bikes from West…

Prairie Roots Food Co-op Celebrates One Year in Town

More than 2,000 households invest in the store and nearly 30 farmers sell their product there

FARGO, N.D. — Customers who shop at Prairie Roots Food Co–op keep coming back for more because they know where all their food was grown. “When you look at carrots on the shelf and can go ‘Hey I know the person who grew those,” it’s something different than just buying a grocery store carrot,” said Kaye Kirsch, the store’s general…

Prairie Roots Food Co-op Getting More Local Produce From Farmers

they already get produce from more than 15 local farmers

FARGO, N.D. — Prairie Roots Food Co-op’s philosophy revolves around the idea that local, clean food is what should be sold in grocery stores. Tonight local producers had the chance to get more of their products into the store. The more love you show your body by feeding it healthy foods, the better you’ll feel. “People are starting to realize if…

Local Grocery Store Celebrates The Vikings With…Purple and Gold Potatoes?

the potatoes are available at Fargo's Prairie Roots Food Co-Op

  FARGO, N.D. — All the diehard Vikings fans out there can now celebrate their favorite team with, get this, purple and gold potatoes. Bjorn Solberg is a huge Vikings fan and after last Sunday’s win, he called up his boss at Hugh’s Gardens Organic Food Supply to start getting the potatoes out to people. They get their color from…

Prairie Roots Food Co-Op Teaches Kids To Create Healthy Snack Alternatives

They used all local ingredients for their energy bites

  FARGO, N.D. — You can never be too young to start learning how to be a pro in the kitchen. Prairie Roots Food Co-Op taught kids and their parents how to create healthier snacks. They made energy bites with locally made ingredients including sunflower butter, oats and chocolate chips. Organizers say it can be good to expose kids to cooking…

Prairie Roots Food Co-Op Prepping for Open House

The Co-op Will Host an Open House to the Public Saturday, February 18th

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown Fargo will soon have a grocery store full of healthy, organic options. “It’s a locally owned community grown grocery store so the co–op is funded by memberships and people who invest in the co–op,” said Kurt Kopperud, who is the store’s general manager. “I think it’s providing downtown with a grocery store and second of all,…