The amazing team at Mill City Farmer's Market tested a pre-ordering system the past 2 months, and it was so successful it's being rolled out for the full Summer season. A win-win for makers and shoppers, pre-ordering allows contact-free social distancing while enabling makers to bring their products to market - a critical source of … Continue reading Farmer’s Market pre-orders: An innovative, safe way to support local makers in Covid times
Apparently we aren't the only ones to miss grazing store samples on our grocery trips these days! Twin Cities Live featured 3 Bear Oats and 4 other local food makers who aren't able to sample in stores due to the Coronavirus. Of course it makes complete sense not to have food out in the open, … Continue reading Missing those free store samples? You’re not alone.
We've picked up a theme recently at the farmer's market and in conversations during store samplings: more and more new moms are incorporating oats to help stimulate lactation. This recent piece from Medical News Today covers the topic more fully. Thanks to all the feedback, we're now experimenting with a new 3 Bear Oats bowl … Continue reading Go-to foods for nursing moms
The New York Times recently put out its 7-day sugar challenge. We encourage you to give it a try - avoiding too much added sugar is a key to healthy eating. Frequent questions related to the challenge include coffee and, yes, oats - so we can't resist chiming in! Our Orso Toscano and Cottage Garden … Continue reading 7-Day Sugar Challenge and Our Oats
We recently spent a fun day at Fit Studio, with an invitation to sample and sell our bowls. Some early risers over there! We woke at 5 to make a fresh batch of oats and get all set up between the 5 and 6am classes. It was amazing to observe the physical and emotional transformations … Continue reading Great day at Fit Studios
We're loving the creativity being brought to traditional grains. So many interesting and easy recipes appear every week. Here's a list from Bon Appetit adding an egg to 32 different grain bowls. We've had raves about our Cottage Garden with an egg on top, or divided in half as a side with a nice fish … Continue reading Creative Grain Bowls: Put an egg on it
Dozens of amazing Twin Cities startups trace their roots to General Mills alums. Including 3 Bear Oats, whose Founder Therese Moore is married to Doug Moore, formerly VP Advertising & Media. Check out this Twin Cities Business article to see how many you recognize.
Jason DeRusha, who has been so supportive of us and other local food entrepreneurs, covers an inspiring group of women in this recent Minnesota Monthly article. Big thanks to Women Who Really Cook and founder Sue Zelickson for the fun pop-up event, and Cafe Latte for hosting.
Look for us at all Minneapolis-St. Paul area Kowalski's Markets starting this June. We'll be in the freezer case with 4 flavors: Little Bears Breakfast (Dairy Free), Petite Canadienne, Orso Toscano (Vegetarian) and Cottage Garden (Vegan). Ranging from sweet to savory, our heat & eat oat bowls are a quick, healthy go-to any time of … Continue reading 3 Bears now at Kowalski’s
May is full of new life and energy. And for 3 Bear Oats, a new retail partner! We started selling May 2019 at Seward Community Coop! An amazing group of people serving the Seward area and supporting local growers and makers. Seward also marks the exclusive debut of our second vegan flavor, Shangri-La - berbere … Continue reading Now at Seward Coop!