Let's be real - most shoppers have no idea how hard it is for a local brand to make it into grocery stores - let alone make money in the process. Most of us are trying to lose as little money as possible, while growing to the point where investors might find us attractive enough … Continue reading Local food makers keeping prices tight
At least once a month, whether we're sampling in stores, at an event or chatting at our farmer's market booth, someone brings up the connection between oats and breast milk production. So we did a little Googling over the holidays, and found 3 articles on the subject we thought worth sharing. To our delight, oats … Continue reading Breastfeeding mothers’ little helper
Stephanie Hansen is one of those heavenly souls we makers cherish for their support of the local community. It's hard enough to come up with a novel idea. It's next-level hard to bring that idea out into the world, capture interest, and inspire someone to pay actual money to try it. And to keep going! … Continue reading Europe, a dinner party & lots of feedback: Therese dishes with Stephanie Hansen
It's no coincidence that this month of Valentines is also officially heart-health month. You can show your own heart some extra love this month by building steel-cut oats into your daily meal routine. So much has been written about the many health benefits from these amazing grains. We like these two pieces - one from … Continue reading Show your heart some love – February is heart-health month
Ok that was just a headline to get your attention. Because if you're like us you get alot of stuff on your phone or computer you try to avoid. But maybe if you think there are bears running around you'd want to know where they are. Luckily they're probably hibernating by now - at least … Continue reading Bearprints spotted in more Twin Cities locations than ever
3 Bear Oats is now available at Kieran's Kitchen in the Food Building
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
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!
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