Monthly Archives: March 2018


Naturally Dyed Eggs

By |2018-03-26T11:01:26-05:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Egg dyeing is a fun way to celebrate this time of year—and it's a tradition that goes way back—as much as 5,000 years when Persians celebrated springtime with eggs colored with plant-based dyes. Plant dyes can be just as useful today and they're plentiful; in fact you very well might have dye-worthy ingredients in [...]

Spring Flowers from Seed Savers

By |2018-03-20T11:12:11-05:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

By Adam Calder, Produce Manager March 2018 Produce Parable It’s spring, and that means it is time to start your flower seedlings.  If you’ve saved your own seeds from last year’s garden flowers, then good for you! If the birds and back yard critters ate all your flower seeds, or [...]

Board Meeting Highlights, February 21

By |2018-03-19T16:54:44-05:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

1. Thank you to the 645 shoppers who completed the Member-Shopper Survey! We were glad to see many positive comments, and are eager to get to work on the opportunities that were presented. 2. January sales showed growth over 2017, with more customers in the store and larger basket sizes (purchases per shopper). 3. Wheatsfield [...]

March Member Appreciation Celebration!

By |2018-03-22T15:36:54-05:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Saturday, March 24, 10am-4pm //  Everyone Welcome! Enjoy local producer samplings, giveaways, live music and more! Vendor Sampling 10am - Noon Country View Dairy, Hawkeye, Iowa Picket Fence Creamery, Woodward, Iowa Cado Ice Cream, Fairfield, Iowa Organic Greens, Kalona, Iowa Rosmann Family Farm, Harlan, Iowa Morning Bell Coffee Roasters, Ames, [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. New Member-Owner Orientation

    March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Chinese Tea Class and Tasting

    April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. Earth Week Event: How to Grow Food in Iowa

    April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  4. Earth Week Event: Beginners Bike Repair

    April 23 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
  5. Earth Week Event: Zero Waste Lifestyle

    April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm