Monthly Archives: January 2017



By |2017-01-25T21:25:00-05:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Ingredients • 2 ripe avocados • 1 lime or lemon, juiced • 1 clove garlic, minced • salt, to taste Optional Ingredients • chopped tomatoes • jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped • diced onion • Sriracha sauce • cumin, to taste • bacon • cilantro • roasted corn • chopped mango Cut avocado in half [...]

Feisty 5 Spice Chicken Wings

By |2017-01-25T21:17:50-05:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Spiced and seasoned with Korean chili paste and Chinese 5 spice powder, you'll love these baked chicken wings. Ingredients 3/4 cup tamari 1/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons sesame oil 2 tablespoons gochujang (Korean chili paste) 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon minced ginger 1 scallion, minced 2 teaspoons Chinese 5 Spice powder [...]

Bison Chili with Bell Peppers and Corn

By |2017-01-25T21:08:28-05:00January 19th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

A tasty chili made with ground bison, a flavorful and lower fat alternative to ground beef. Ingredients • 1 pound ground bison (optional: substitute grass-fed beef or vegetarian crumbles) • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 yellow onion, diced (about 2 cups) • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced • 3 garlic cloves, minced [...]

Don’t Forget the Chard, Collards & Mustard Greens

By |2017-01-19T23:30:08-05:00January 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

January 2017 Produce Parable By Adam Calder, Produce Manager The New Year is off to a great start in the Produce Department, with strong sales and lots of customers looking to start their resolutions to eat a healthier diet this year. If you are looking for an indicator that people are eating better this month, [...]

CSA Fair

By |2017-01-18T20:49:38-05:00January 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Saturday, February 4, 1-3pm Teaching Kitchen/Community Room Attend our annual CSA Fair to learn more about CSAs, meet local CSA farmers and to sign-up for their 2017 offerings. Attending: Heritage Hill Farm*,  Lacewing Acres*, 7 Pines Farm*, Mustard Seed Community Farm*, Lee's Greens*, Middle Way Farm*, Crooked Gap Farm (meat) and Elizabella Flower Farm (flowers). [...]

Co-op Made Artisan Bread Everyday!

By |2017-06-09T10:24:20-05:00January 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Fresh artisan loaves of bread are now available for sale! Made daily, from scratch, at the Co-op by our bakers. AND, BONUS POINTS! When possible our bakers are using locally-grown and milled flour from Early Morning Harvest (Panora, Iowa) and local honey from Ebert Honey (Lynnville, Iowa). Bread is baked fresh and ready warm around [...]

Locally Roasted

By |2017-01-10T22:43:37-05:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

AN INTERVIEW WITH NADAV MER OF MORNING BELL COFFEE ROASTERS Morning Bell is sourcing and roasting fair trade espresso beans exclusively for the Co-op's new coffee bar. Why did you decide to open a coffee shop on Main Street? We've been in the roasting business since 2011. When my wife [...]

Top 17 Wellness Products for 2017

By |2017-01-05T23:51:35-05:00January 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

By Kim McDermott, Wellness Manager An annual tradition! Each year our Wellness Staff pick their top supplement and body care products for the new year. Here are 17, in no particular order, selected for 2017. 1. Gaia Herbs Golden Milk Gaia Herbs’ Golden Milk is based on the Ayurvedic tradition of blending warm milk, turmeric [...]

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