Celebrating 15 Years with Salad Girl

Pam Powell and her husband, Jim; Pam is smiling and holding a bowl of fresh salad. Both are holding bottles Salad Girl Salad Dressing
Pam and Jim Powell

Salad Girl Organic Salad Dressings made their debut on Kowalski's shelves before they were available anywhere else. Mahtomedi resident Pam Powell has been crafting fresh, organic salad dressings since she was a teenager. Inspired by her summer job working as "the Salad Girl" at a lake resort, Pam continued her passion for fresh dressing by running an organic catering business selling vinaigrettes to fund her college education. After being hired to paint a mural for Kowalski's Markets, Pam thanked us for the opportunity with a gift of one of her salad dressings. We loved her product so much that we invited her to sell it on our shelves if she ever turned it into a business. Eventually, Pam took the jump and fulfilled her first order for Kowalski's in March 2008.

Salad Girl Organic Salad Dressings believes that "eating fresh organic goodness benefits us individually, communally and environmentally." All Salad Girl products are crafted with the freshest organic ingredients possible. None of their dressings contain any preservatives, cane sugar, soy or corn syrup. They are also organic, dairy free, gluten free and offer four vegan options.

Salad Girl Organic Salad Dressings celebrated their 15th anniversary this year! In that time, Salad Girl has become a staple product in many Minnesota homes. Since its launch at Kowalski's Markets, they have hit shelves at over 400 stores in at least 12 other states throughout the Midwest. We are proud to have been partners with Salad Girl since the very beginning and look forward to seeing where these delicious local dressings will go in years to come.

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