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Are you willing to run for a seat on the Board of Directors?

By |2019-06-27T12:27:21-05:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

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 [...]

Grilled Romaine Salad

By |2019-06-24T10:34:18-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Servings: 4 Total Time: 25 minutes Dressing 1⁄4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Salad 1 ear corn 2 slices day-old bread 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 large [...]

Grilled Marinated Zucchini

By |2019-06-24T10:30:37-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Servings: 6 Total Time: 50 Minutes; 20 Minutes Active 1 pound zucchini 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic Zest from 1 lemon 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dried oregano Salt and black pepper to taste 1⁄4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional) Remove the [...]

Grilled Fruit Kebab

By |2019-06-24T10:27:49-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Servings: 6 Total Time: 20-30 minutes 1⁄2 cup ginger ale 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1⁄4 cup brown sugar 1⁄4 teaspoon ground allspice 2 sprigs fresh thyme, stems removed Pinch of salt Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) 1 pound fresh ripe peaches/plums/watermelon, pitted and cut into quarters 1 [...]

Grilled Stone Fruit

By |2019-06-24T10:22:46-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop. Servings: 4 Total Time: 25 minutes 4 pluots, peaches or other stone fruit 2 teaspoons water 1⁄8 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons orange marmalade 1 cup vanilla ice cream 1⁄4 cup cinnamon-flavored granola (optional) Heat the grill to high. Slice the pluots in half lengthwise, then twist to open and remove the pit. Set [...]

Local Sale!

By |2019-07-01T15:47:57-05:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Saturday, July 13 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 activity and giveaways! No further discounts. Non-members save 10%.  10am-Noon Peverill's Apiary, Ankeny 11am-2pm CADO Ice Cream, Fairfield Agri-cultured, Waukee 12-2pm Raccoon Forks Farm, Red Field [...]

June, July & August Change for Community Recipient: The Co-op!

By |2019-06-11T11:10:25-05:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Round-up for a Bread Slicer! The response to the email we sent at the beginning of May about restructuring our member loan debt has been overwhelmingly positive. We have heard from many people about how important Wheatsfield is to member-owners and the community. A common question has been, “What else can we do to help?”A number of member-owners [...]

4th of July Grilling in our Parking Lot

By |2019-05-21T15:29:51-05:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

4th of July, 10:30am-2pm Our annual 4th of July grill-out is back! Stop by before, during or after the parade for hot dogs, bratwursts or a veggie brat grilled in our parking lot! Make it a meal by adding chips and a drink. We'll offer a traditional made-from-scratch 4th of July dessert as well! [...]

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