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
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
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!