Glass vs. Plastic Packaging

Glass vs plastic…why do we carry both packaging options? The glass vs. plastic packaging debate is something to which we give great consideration. And you do too! We get asked about our packaging options frequently by our curious customers. It’s a great question! Since we get glass vs. plastic questions a lot, we thought it...
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Recipe of the Week: Maple Pumpkin Protein Smoothie

Recipe of the Week: Maple Pumpkin Protein Smoothie We’re not giving up on fall flavors just yet here at Maple Valley Cooperative! This Maple Pumpkin Protein Smoothie recipe is inspired by the version from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Be sure to check out the original post on that blog! This Maple Pumpkin Protein Smoothie recipe checks...
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Customer Corner: Kickapoo Coffee

It’s time for another monthly Customer Corner feature here on our blog. This time, we are very excited to be featuring a fellow Driftless Region company; Kickapoo Coffee! A longtime leader in crafting coffee with integrity, Kickapoo Coffee announced their decision to change their name last spring. Originally named for the Kickapoo River Valley they...
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Customer Corner: Metcalfe’s Markets

It’s time, once again, for a Customer Corner feature here on the blog. This month, we are excited to be featuring Metcalfe’s in central Wisconsin! These green-powered & community-oriented markets have a rich history spanning four generations! Read on to discover that story as long as their mission and values. Don’t forget to check out...
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Becoming a Cooperative

Every year in October, businesses all over the world celebrate what it means to be a cooperative. This year, we want to celebrate by sharing the story of how Maple Valley Cooperative came into existence. We talked to Founder & Board President Cecil Wright to get his take on Maple Valley’s transition to Cooperative &...
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Guest Post: The Hidden Benefits of Maple Syrup

Author Bio: Kyle Boland, DC is a chiropractor, rehabilitation specialist and co-founder of Coulee Health and the Clinically Pressed podcast. His philosophy and care are focused on respecting each individual person as a whole. This means getting to the root of what is truly causing symptoms. Kyle also treats athletes from all sports at the...
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Customer Corner: Volume One / The Local Store

It’s time for another Customer Corner Feature here on the blog. For today’s episode, we are VERY excited to be featuring Volume One & The Local Store in Eau Claire, WI. It’s hard to sum up all of the incredible good these guys are doing for their community, but we asked manager Lindsey to try...
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Recipe of the Week: Maple Kettle Corn

This week’s Maple Kettle Corn recipe comes from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen. Check out the original recipe here and read on to see how our trial of the recipe went! Maple Kettle Corn Time for another festive, summertime recipe of the week: Maple Kettle Corn! Carolyn here, having all the county fair feels. I don’t know...
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Customer Corner: SAKU Tea

It’s Customer Corner time again Maple Lovers! Today we are featuring SAKU Tea based in Bellingham, WA. You are sure to love their colorful healthy tea blends! Make sure to check out their website and follow them on Facebook, Instagram, & Pinterest. SAKU Tea SAKU’s mission is to bring health and happiness to people everywhere...
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