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2015 Annual Meeting of Member-Owners

Posted on April 9th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Our annual Member-Owners’ Meeting and Social gathering

will take place the evening of April 20 at a new location this year,

the Gateway Technical College Conference Center.

Member-owners and the public are invited to attend.

For more information please see our Upcoming Events page.

Indoor Farmers’ Market in Racine

Posted on November 15th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Mileager’s Great Lakes Farmers’ Market

Every Sunday 10 am – 2 pm


For more information, click here or navigate to our Upcoming Events page.



The Slow Money movement

Posted on July 16th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Woody Tasch, author of  “Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered” and founder of the Slow Money Movement, talks about the movement and about getting people together who grow, transport, sell, and consume locally grown good food.


When you listen to Woody Tasch speak, you’ll hear him use the term “foodshed”.  There is a useful Wikipedia discussion here. “foodshed is the geographic region that produces the food for a particular population…”

Racine Urban Garden Network Fundraiser – tonight!

Posted on June 10th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Second Annual RUGN fundraiser is tonight,

April 10, starting at 6 pm

at Mileager’s on Douglas Ave in Racine

Click here to navigate to the RUGN web page.

Wild Root Market in the news

Posted on June 1st, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Racine Journal Times ran a story on the front page of the June 10th edition, about Wild Root Market’s decision to turn attention away from the former Piggly Wiggly grocery store.

Video: 2014 Annual Owners Business Meeting

Posted on May 12th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Video of our Annual Meeting, held April 14, 2014.

If you were unable to attend the 2014 meeting, this video will bring you completely up-to-date. (Please note that if the video does not seem to start at the beginning, you can use your cursor to drag the progress indicator back to the left side to start over.)

TEDxManhattan 2015 Viewing Party

Posted on May 1st, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Get ready for a live webcast of the TEDxManhattan

“Changing the Way We Eat” event in New York City!


When: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 9:30-5:00

(doors will open for check-in at 8:30am)


Where: Gateway Technical College Conference Center

1001 S. Main Street, Racine


For details and registration information,

please see our Upcoming Events page.


Two Speakers on Plant-Based Nutrition, and a Meal

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hear Gene Baur talk about the consequences of animal agriculture,

and Dr. Kevin Fullin talk about the advantages

of plant-based nutrition on human health.

And an exemplary meal will be served.

Friday, December 5, at 6 pm, near the Milwaukee Airport.

See full details on our Upcoming Events page.

“Co-op ready to make history with store in 2015″

Posted on April 16th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This in-depth story about Wild Root Market appeared March 27, 2014 in the Racine Journal Times’ special section, Racine County Open For Business.

The Ten Best (and Worst) States to Eat Local

Posted on April 16th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Wisconsin ranks in the top ten, at eighth, according to this article. Texas ranks worst, with Illinois at eighth worst. Here is another article about the same report.