The Toddler Years

The Toddler Years

In our last post we described the co-op’s earliest years. This week, we take you a little further down the road: By 1975 it became…

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Planting Seeds: The Early Years of Famine Foods

Planting Seeds: The Early Years of Famine Foods

Picture this: A 10×15 foot corner store heated by a wood stove. Food arriving in fifty-pound sacks. Dedicated volunteers operating every aspect of the store….

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More Savings! (One More Reason to be Excited about Our Expansion)

More Savings! (One More Reason to be Excited about Our Expansion)

Looking to stretch your grocery budget? So are we! In September 2015, Bluff Country Co-op rolled out its Co+op Basics program, which offers everyday low…

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Rain Garden Coming to Parking Lot

Rain Garden Coming to Parking Lot

The City of Winona recently published the much-anticipated plans for the rain garden that’s scheduled to be installed in the parking lot next to Bluff Country…

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Meet the Team: The Architect

Meet the Team: The Architect

Owen Warneke, Principal Architect shares his experience working with BCC during the second incarnation of their use of the building. Owen Warneke has been very impressed with…

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Project Update: Meet the Team

Project Update: Meet the Team

Wieser Brothers Project Manager Todd Hase shares how Co-op building projects are different than standard grocer building projects Wieser Brothers is excited to be a part…

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Did You Shop the A&P?

Did You Shop the A&P?

Did You Know? When Bluff Country Co-op moved into its current space in 2000, it was returning a portion of the building to its roots. The…

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Owner Input Welcome

Owner Input Welcome

As soon as we knew Bluff Country Co-op would be expanding, we began asking our owners what they wanted in their new store. We held “house conversations,”…

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Co-op Board Members are Here for You

Co-op Board Members are Here for You

Many people love Bluff Country C-op for its outstanding food; friendly, knowledgeable staff; and inviting atmosphere. What people may not realize, though, is that, as a co-op,…

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What's the Update at the Co-op

What’s the Update at the Co-op

Many of our shoppers and community members are curious about our project plans.  The process of expansion is a complicated one.  If we look at…

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