There are few pleasures in life as simple as a summer salad made with little more than fresh cucumbers, onions, sugar and vinegar. In fact, here is one such recipe that is sure to please all who make and eat it: Easy Cucumber Salad Just mix, chill for a couple of hours and enjoy. Add [...]
By Adam Calder, Produce Manager The variety and quality of produce at farmers markets is ample and excellent. Gardens across the land are bursting with vegetables which were at first eagerly anticipated but perhaps more recently foisted on friends and family by the bucketful. Amidst all this produce, it is easy to overlook one of [...]
By Liz Kolbe, Board Member I lost my bid for student council representative from Mrs. Hollibaugh’s homeroom in the sixth grade. Years later I was not elected Homecoming Queen. In graduate school I was not chosen as the winner of the chili cook-off, placing third to a chili with no beans, no tomatoes, and [...]
An interview with John Barber, Co-Founder of the Cellar Winery (L to R: The Cellar logo, John Barber and Barb Hokel, Josh Ellenberg, The Cellar varietals carried at the Co-op) WHO IS BEHIND THE CELLAR? A: There are five faces behind “The Cellar.” My wife, Barb Hokel, and I started the business, but now employ [...]
Saturday, July 14 Join us to save 20% on local products around the Co-op (that's right around 1,000 products!). Enjoy local vendor sampling, live music, a kids scavenger hunt and giveaways! Local Vendors 10am-Noon Kalona Supernatural Jenuinely Pure Morning Bell Coffee Roasters Noon-2pm Agri-Cultured Cado Avocado Ice Cream Raccoon Forks Farm [...]
The specials for June were so good, we decided to keep them for July! Fine Print: Monday & Wednesday: Applies to 12oz drinks, does not include additions. Thursday: Fresh baguettes available around 1pm. Friday: Limit 3 free sausages per customer. Sunday: Includes any Bakery Case item $2.49 or above.