Lakewinds Blog

We LOVE Gardening!

By Amy Haggerty on June 19, 2014 0 Comment
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Susan's (Chanhassen Grocery Manager) Vegetable Garden

Home gardening is growing, no pun intended. According to the National Garden Association, 1 in 3 households are now growing food—the highest overall participation in a decade. The reasons why people participate in gardening vary. Many love the satisfaction of growing their own food, some love the free “therapy” gardening provides, others find it a […]Read More »

I’m an Owner because…

By Amy Haggerty on May 19, 2014 0 Comment
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There’s a lot to love about being a Lakewinds Food Co-op Owner! We recently asked shoppers in the store why they became owners…   Learn more about becoming an Owner of Lakewinds Food Co-op!                  Read More »

14 Years and Counting…

By Amy Haggerty on May 6, 2014 1 Comment
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Written by: Rachael Eide – Training Coordinator Get a job! The reality that money doesn’t grow on trees became clear as my parents gave me a “loving shove” out of the nest. As I neared high school graduation, I learned that part of entering the “real world” included working outside of the home—and something more than babysitting […]Read More »

Detox Your Skin & Body Care Routine

By Amy Haggerty on May 1, 2014 0 Comment
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We absorb up to 60% of what we put on our skin. That’s why it’s so important to know what to look for in your skin and body care products.  At Lakewinds, you can trust that we’ve done most of the heavy reading for you already  – making it easy for you to pick out […]Read More »

Employee Favorite – Hilary’s Eat Well Veggie Burgers

By Amy Haggerty on April 28, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Kate Walsh – Operations and Product Manager-General Merchandise and Floral Today I’d like to introduce you to one of my favorite products in our stores that are made by a company called Hilary’s Eat Well. Her veggie burgers are tops! My latest go-to is her Adzuki Bean Burger with Green Chili and Cumin. These burgers […]Read More »

Dyeing Eggs Naturally – What I Learned As A Newbie

By Amy Haggerty on April 11, 2014 0 Comment
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I’m sure like me, you’ve seen the many recipes for dyeing eggs naturally floating around Pinterest and Facebook. Dyeing eggs with natural ingredients is something that has intrigued me for a while, but this is the first year I actually made the leap and tried it out. And while I didn’t get the spectacular results […]Read More »

Spring Clean Your Cleaning Supplies

By Amy Haggerty on March 27, 2014 5 Comments
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Written by: Amy Haggerty – Lakewinds Marketing Specialist Spring is finally here (please?) and that means it’s time for bike rides around the lake, barbecuing with friends and deep cleaning your home from top to bottom. Yes, it’s Spring Cleaning time! That wonderful (to some) time of the year when we attempt to rid ourselves of the […]Read More »

Snacks to make ‘em smile

By Amy Haggerty on March 15, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Jen Hanson – Lakewinds Food Content Coordinator Looking for a healthy snack for the kids? Maybe you’re short on time and need something quick in the car, a few items to keep in the pantry to satisfy their afternoon hunger pangs, or snack ideas that the kids can put together themselves…whatever the reason, chances are […]Read More »

Raising Great (not picky) Eaters

By Amy Haggerty on March 13, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Jill Krantz – Lakewinds Event & Community Relations Coordinator One of the multiple daily tasks in the life of any parent is feeding our children.  Feeding kids and family meals can be the best part of our days, or the most stressful, especially if you have one or more picky eaters in the […]Read More »