What motivates you? "I should" usually triggers a sense of guilt, whereas feeling "I want to" leads to action. Let's just say that we want you to want to eat more local, and to want to support more local farms and makers by doing so. There are so many good reasons to seek out more … Continue reading We’re all in it together: buying local
There's just too much earth to love in one day. The Wedge Lyndale and Linden Hills co-ops keep the love flowing by giving you a full dollar off any 3 Bear Oats heat & eat bowl through May 4. Our organic, locally-sourced ingredients and 100% compostable bowls are a sustainable way to get your hygge … Continue reading Earth Day continues at The Wedge
In no small way, 3 Bear Oats owes its start to the incredibly supportive and thriving food cooperative community in the Twin Cities area. We're thrilled to share that two more of our beloved local co-ops recently added 3 Bear Oats to their freezer sections: The Wedge Lyndale in Minneapolis, and Whole Earth Market in … Continue reading Love our Co-ops!
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.
First off - we'd like to extend our absolute best wishes to friends close and far. As we all work to adjust our daily rhythms, it's so important to seek experiences that bring us joy, love and comfort. Outdoor walks feel especially good to us right now. And if cozying up with a bowl of … Continue reading Stay Safe, Friends
Join 3 Bear Oats in supporting Australia's Petbarn relief efforts -- money, evacuation centers, food and vet care for Australia's pets and native animals affected by bushfires. We are donating 50 cents of every 3 Bear Oats bowl purchased from 2/14 to 3/14. Fires have had a devastating impact on animals. Animal welfare organizations are … Continue reading Join us in helping bears down under
I think so! This past week we were able to share our product with two local fitness communities: Blooma and The Barre Method. Blooma is a holistic wellness studio for moms-to-be, new mothers, and their families. Through yoga, barre, childbirth education, wellness and a community of support, Blooma nourishes the mind, body and spirit. We … Continue reading Barre, Yoga… and Oats?
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