This video is part of Co+op, Stronger Together’s “Lights, Cameras, Co-ops” series sponsored by the National Co-op Grocers Association celebrating 2012 International Year of Cooperatives and hosted by celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie. In this episode, Kevin travels to Valley Natural Foods in Burnsville, MN to see how their connection to local food has grown to include their own community garden. Kevin also travels to Gardens of Eagan, an organic farm owned by The Wedge Co-op. Watch and you’ll quickly discover the many ways food co-ops, their shoppers and owners, and their communities are stronger together. Visit our website at or find us on Facebook at