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January & February Artist: Lisa Kuehl

By |2019-12-30T13:54:18-05:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Art Gallery, Blog|

Ames resident and featured artist Lisa K. Kuehl is a 1982 graduate of Iowa State University. Lisa earned her B.A. in Graphic Design, but pursued the professional aviation field shortly after graduating. Throughout her days as an art student, Lisa created many works of design and, over the years, saved a great many of [...]

Healthy New Year, Healthy New You!

By |2020-01-10T13:26:41-05:00December 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Stop into the Co-op Saturday, January 11 from 11am-3pm for healthy samples to fit your new year's resolution goals. Visit with local producers, get a free massage, win giveaways, and more! Taste a rainbow of healthy samples around the Co-op. 11am-3pm:  Wellness Smoothies Samples Healthy Kale Pesto Sample Co-op Made Detox Juice Samples Hotbar [...]

December Produce Parable

By |2019-12-16T19:43:07-05:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Opal Apple By Adam Calder In 1999, botanists at the Institute of Experimental Botany in Prague crossed a Topaz Apple with a Golden Delicious Apple, and the resulting apple variety became known as the Opal Apple. The Opal Apple has naturally occurring low levels of polyphenol oxidase, which means the cut surface of the [...]

A Word from the Board

By |2019-12-10T19:09:42-05:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Megan Myers, Wheatsfield Board of Directors In this season of thanksgiving, it’s appropriate to reflect on some of the ways that your local co-op, Wheatsfield, thanks you as part of its growing community of member-owners. The holiday season, though, is also about reciprocity and it is also helpful to think about the ways that [...]

November Board Meeting Highlights

By |2019-12-02T17:54:14-05:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

1.  Wheatsfield's Annual Meeting of the Members on Oct. 22 at Torrent Brewery was a success, with 95 attendees enjoying beers, a grazing table, and a valuable discussion about the state of the co-op. James Nisly was recognized as Producer of the Year and Becky Ringsby as Member of the Year. The membership approved [...]

Co-op Winter Kickoff Party!

By |2019-12-13T18:19:17-05:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Join us to celebrate the kickoff of the winter season! Saturday, December 14, 10am-4pm. Enjoy festive samples, local producer sampling, cookie decorating, DIY holiday evergreens , live music and giveaways! 10am-4pm Alternative Gift Market - Meaningful non-traditional gifts supporting those in need 10am-1pm DIY Evergreens (hands on activity) - FREE in Teaching Kitchen 10am-12pm [...]

November Produce Parable

By |2019-11-24T13:37:07-05:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

November 2019 Produce Parable Adam Calder, Produce Manager Autumn’s bounty is abundant in the produce department! Right now our two biggest starts of the season are local apples and local winter squash. With so much variety to choose from, you can rest assured you will find just the right produce for your home-cooked meal. [...]

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