Monthly Archives: November 2017


Co-op Winter Kickoff Party

By |2017-11-07T17:23:46-05:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Saturday, December 2 // 11am-2pm Gear up for the winter and the upcoming holidays with our Winter Kickoff Party! Purchase one our locally-grown xmas trees, enjoy holiday samples around the co-op (mulled wine and cider anyone?!), win holiday giveaways, make some ornaments and enjoy live holiday music. More details coming soon.

Christmas Trees for Sale at the Co-op!

By |2017-11-07T17:26:03-05:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

It's a Wheatsfield Co-op first! We're selling Christmas Trees this year at the Co-op! Oneota Slopes Farm - your Christmas Tree Grower:  Located in Decorah, Iowa, Andy, Emily Johnson and their three daughters grow 10 acres of pine, spruce and fir trees along the slopes of Northeast Iowa. After living in Georgia for a few [...]

Now Offering Student Memberships!

By |2017-11-14T14:00:20-05:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Now Offering Student Memberships! Do you want to join the Co-op, but you're on a student budget? Sign-up for a student membership today! What's the difference between a student member and a Co-op Member-Owner? $20 Yearly Fee vs a one-time refundable $100 fee. Student memberships apply to the individual member [...]

All Your Holiday Needs: Pies, Sides & More

By |2017-11-17T10:55:29-05:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Preorder Deli Sides, Bakery Pies, Co-op Made Honey Grain Dinner Rolls to guarantee availability. These items will also be available for sale off of the shelf around the holiday. Preorders are required on cheese trays. To make a preorder download and return this form, call the store (515-232-4094) or on your next shopping trip. [...]

Vegan Squash and Rye Stuffing

By |2017-11-07T11:46:45-05:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

  Ingredients 1-1/2 c butternut squash, 1/2" cubes 1 c rye bread, 1" cubes 1/2 c mushrooms, sliced thin 1/2 c onion, sliced thin 1 c uncooked wild rice olive oil salt pepper garlic powder Directions Preheat oven to 425F.   Wash and peel squash. Cut into 1/2" cubes.   Toss squash with olive oil and salt. [...]

Chocolate Pear Cake

By |2017-11-02T15:54:58-05:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Pears have been much loved for centuries. In fact, they're referred to as a "gift of the gods" in Homer's Odyssey, and some historians date them clear back to the Stone Age. Celebrated for their sensuous shape as well as their flavor, pears have been preserved in more recent history in still-life paintings by Renaissance [...]