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The Wedge Community Co-op

2105 Lyndale Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55405 | Uptown/ Eat Street | 612-871-3993

Location Description:

Whittier’s source for all things earthy and crunchy since 1974, the Wedge is a comprehensive source of fair trade, sustainable, and organic food and healthcare products. Since first opening in an apartment basement, the Wedge has grown into an extensive health food haven with a deli, juice bar, USDA-certified organic meat department, and produce from their local farm partners, Gardens of Eagan. The selection of bulk products is vast, with hundreds of items including Minnesota honey and Wisconsin maple syrup. The Wedge also offers catering and cooking classes.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Grocery, Vegetarian
  • Price: $
  • Alcohol: None
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Wheelchair Accessible

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  • The Hot Dish: Events
    Think summer festivities are over? Think again. Community co-op the Wedge is throwing a block party this Sunday, September 7 in celebration of its 40th anniversary. See also: The Wedge...
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  • The Hot Dish: Food
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  • The Hot Dish: Food Fight
    The Wedge Co-op has fired Lindy Bannister, its general manager of the past seven years, according to current and former Wedge employees. Bannister herself confirmed to City Pages that she...
  • The Hot Dish: Food Fight
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    The Wedge Co-op has dropped Seaton, Peters & Revnew as its law firm for labor negotiations with newly unionized warehouse workers following critical feedback from members. Wedge board...
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  • The Hot Dish: Recipes
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  • Restaurants:
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Business Description

Our mission as a natural foods co-op is to provide a diverse selection of highest quality, fairly-priced products and a deepening understanding of their importance to our members, employees and community.

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