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June 13, 2013
Cottage Grove farmers' market opens today
The Cottage Grove United Church of Christ farmers' market will open Thursday, June 13, and run through Oct. 10. Vendors will be available from 2:30-6:30 p.m. every Thursday in the church parking lot at the corner of Lamar Avenue and 70th Street, across from the Lamar ball fields...
June 13, 2013 - 10:34am
April 3, 2013
Peeps on parade: Cottage Grove students have fun with candy dioramas
While a waning winter has yet to morph into spring-like weather, fifth-graders needed something fun to do. There is so much material to cover...
April 3, 2013 - 8:16am
February 15, 2013
Cottage Grove seeks recipes for community cookbook
The city of Cottage Grove wants your best recipes. The city's Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation plans to compile a community cookbook and sell it at this year's Strawberry Fest. The commission is soliciting recipes from residents, churches, schools, businesses and city...
February 15, 2013 - 12:48pm
February 12, 2013
'Fare for All' food distribution in Cottage Grove set for Feb. 14
"Fare for All," a cooperative food buying program that sells packages of fruit, vegetables and frozen meat for up to 40 percent off retail prices, is distributed to area residents one Thursday a month at All Saints Lutheran Church, 8100 Belden Blvd., in Cottage Grove. Packages range...
February 12, 2013 - 12:31pm
September 18, 2012
A community garden sprouts in St. Paul Park
Where volunteers dug into the hard, rocky soil behind St. Paul Park City Hall, Jennifer Cheesman sees a space ripe for a new community asset...
September 18, 2012 - 1:07pm
September 14, 2012
Cottage Grove woman's popular home-baked goods at farmers market benefit church
Many of the regular customers at the Cottage Grove United Church of Christ Farmers Market every Thursday afternoon head straight for the church...
September 14, 2012 - 7:30am
September 12, 2012
Pickin' time: south Washington County apple orchards in full swing
Children who tell parents that they found stars inside apples aren't telling stories -- they saw them while on a tour of Afton Apple Orchard...
September 12, 2012 - 9:54am
August 29, 2012
Recipes for hope: South Washington County children with cancer contribute to cookbook
When Melissa Abdouch gets an idea to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, just get on board because she'll make that dream come...
August 29, 2012 - 6:46am
August 26, 2012
Judy Spooner Viewpoint: Recipe for a good State Fair trip includes sugar, salt and fat
Let's face it. You go to the Minnesota State Fair because it's a tradition. Also, you go to eat stuff you don't eat any other time of the year. Bring on the three basic food groups: sugar, salt and fat. Even if you'll need Roto-Rooter to clean out your pipes, you're going for it. I...
August 26, 2012 - 7:38am
August 2, 2012
Famous Dave's submits plans for Cottage Grove restaurant
Grab the wetnaps, Cottage Grove - a famous local barbecue joint is poised to open its doors in the city as early as this fall. Representatives of Famous Dave's, the Minnetonka-based chain barbecue restaurant that specializes in ribs and hickory-smoked meat, submitted site plans to...
August 2, 2012 - 12:13pm
July 30, 2012
Grass fed beef: Described by diners as 'the way beef used to taste'
CANNON FALLS - Since 2003, Thousand Hills Cattle Company in Cannon Falls, Minn., has experienced slow and steady growth. That just changed. In...
July 30, 2012 - 12:49pm
July 18, 2012
New program provides more produce to St. Paul Park food shelf
Produce is plentiful this year at the Friends in Need Food Shelf. A new program at the St. Paul Park food shelf is both offering a bountiful...
July 18, 2012 - 2:56pm
July 12, 2012
Book Report: 'Birdseye' look at frozen food, more
Mark Kurlansky astounded the reading world several years ago when he wrote "Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World." Later he did...
July 12, 2012 - 2:11pm
June 21, 2012
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest 'Top Chef' winners recognized
Grace Rogers, a student at Cottage Grove Middle School, got interested in cooking when she was 5 years old. Rogers was recovering from heart...
June 21, 2012 - 10:42am
March 22, 2012
'Pink slime' beef school lunches? Not in District 833
South Washington County Schools' student lunches do not contain a beef product known as "pink slime," the district said. The meat product, called lean finely textured beef, is made of beef trimmings treated with ammonia-based chemicals for decontamination. The school district's...
March 22, 2012 - 4:39pm