Show your heart some love – February is heart-health month

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

Bearprints spotted in more Twin Cities locations than ever

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

We’re all in it together: buying local

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

Earth Day continues at The Wedge

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

Farmer’s Market pre-orders: An innovative, safe way to support local makers in Covid times

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

Missing those free store samples? You’re not alone.

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.

Stay Safe, Friends

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

Go-to foods for nursing moms

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

7-Day Sugar Challenge and Our Oats

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