Spring Box 2021 Items
Peppy Pete’s started in 2014 with the original recipe, which had been made for decades by Lisa’s mom Emilie. It is a unique salsa recipe which uses fresh roma tomatoes and zucchini. This, along with a special combination of spices give this chemical free salsa its unique flavor. Soon to follow, were the other recipes, now totaling 12. Peppy Pete’s salsas have won numerous awards over the years including a MN state fair champion, a University of MN Salsa Fest champion & grand champion as well as 8 international awards including 2 world champions.
In 1985, Anne Morgan created several wholesome soup mixes as a volunteer in her hometown (Park Rapids) food co-op. When the store closed several years later, customers insisted she continue production of her family-favorite, time-saving mixes. Her husband built an FDA-inspected kitchen on their organic farm—and The Secret Garden was born. She now makes twenty-eight soup and entrée mixes (many featuring Minnesota grown wild rice), an assortment of quick bread mixes, sixteen cheese-ball/dip mixes, and her renowned Wild Rice Seasoning.
FSR was founded in 2016 by then 14 year old Frederick (FSR). He set out to make old fashioned, all natural soap. His mother, Tina, helped and together they have grown the company to include/specialize in coconut wax candles, lotions and soaps. We have formulated our own wax and many scents. We hope you love the products as much as we do!
In 2018 Minnesota designer and mom Carla Scholz decided it was time to create something that appealed to her growing interest in all things green. After decades of designing witty T-shirts, totes, and other products—plus hundreds of direct mail catalogs—Scholz found herself searching for an outlet for her creativity that was fun, practical, and useful. That something is Soak It Up Cloths, reusable, compostable, Swedish sponge cloths that do the work of 1,500 paper towels. Reusable for months, these fun cloths will add some cheer to your chores. Soak It Up Cloths make it easy for everyone to consume less.
Cookie Dough Truffles
From a fourteen-year-old boy’s dreams to a reality, Norcross Chocolates has humble beginnings. As a young boy, Scott Norcross began making chocolates & fudge with his father. Through the years we have tested, tweaked, & perfected our signature recipes to bring you a unique selection of high-quality fudge & chocolates. All of our treats are made to order, contain zero preservatives, & can be customized to your taste.
Red Berries Tea
TeaSource is the Twin Cities foremost tea importer, wholesaler, and retailer, offering more than 200 prize-winning loose-leaf teas. Locally owned and operated for over 20 years, we import most of our own teas directly from the tea gardens where the teas are grown. We blend many of our teas right in here in Minnesota, and we carry teas that are not available anywhere else in the U.S.