December Newsletter

December 2023 – Newsletter

It’s a wonderful time of year!

‘Tis the season of all the things. Decorations, concerts, programs, music, colors, cheer and lots of FOOD! What’s not to like?

Christmas in Zumbrota

THIS WEEKEND! Stop in at The Greensted Grocery on Saturday.

We have three store producers in house sharing about their products.

We’ll have tasty bits to try and something hot to sip while you shop.

We have premade gift bags – or you can customize your own on the spot.

Ask about our customizable gift boxes, too.

Grab gift cards – amount on the card is your choice.

Order your Christmas Half Ham for pick up last week before Christmas.

Share a food item in our Food Shelf Basket.

  • Frozen Camp Mushroom Farm – Jeremy Herdrich is from Rochester will have mushrooms to show-n-tell and we’ll have some for purchase.
  • Seven Songs Organic Farm – Melissa Driscoll has been a popular vendor in the store. She will be sampling her Garlic Scape Pesto – must try.
  • The Old School Acres – Jeremy and Shannon of Lake City, stock the freezer case with lots of brats, bacon, ground beef, roasts and the best soup bones. He is featuring his Pork Bundle – preorder this week. He will have a few extra bundles to sell on Saturday.

NEW Items in the Grocery

New products for you to try.

  • Mike & Jens Cocoa – the way cocoa should taste!
  • Marianne’s Kitchen Soups – From Shoreview MN, add water, heat and eat. We have 8 serving size and a sweet little single “trail” pack.
  • The Lavender Barnyard – need a nice gift? Check out neck rice bags, shower steamers, sugar scrub and more.
  • Flutters-n-Bumbles Nature inspired shadow boxes – a long, long time friend of Jayne’s who lives in Idaho, sent these to us in support for our store. She isn’t able to come shop, but she can share her talents. Check out her beautiful photo card bundles too.
  • Sweetwater Soaps – the most delicious smelling soaps ever. Great for stockings.
    Old Dutch Project Nice – snacks that are delicious and healthy.
  • L&R Poultry and Produce – from Kenyon, Rae Rusnek has been growing chickens and produce for many years. She has agreed to help us bump our inventory this winter. (Don’t Worry! We will have Layla’s Eggs each week too!) Rae’s goal is to “grow wholesome food, in ways that are good for people, the livestock and the land.”
  • Kapper’s Big Red Barn milk is back! Glass bottled milk and the creamiest heavy cream.
  • Nordic Creamery is restocked! Hand-rolled butter, Cinnamon Butter, cow and goat cheeses.

Check out everything for your holiday entertaining and gift giving. Give the best. Give local.

Old School Acres Mini Pork Bundle $48

Jeremy has a great Mini Pork Bundle for you. Stop in or call ot reserve your bundle. Pick up Saturday – Meet Jeremy and Shannon – come early – they have to leave by noon.

Old School Acres Mini Pork Bundle $48
1 – 1lb package Bacon (BEST EVER)
1 – 1lb package Breakfast sausage
1 – 1lb Italian Sausage
2 Boneless Pork Chops (weight varies)
1 Ham steak