Top 10 Products for 2021

By |2021-01-23T14:19:26-06:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Each year the Co-op’s Wellness Department puts together a favorites list for the new year. These products are hand selected by our wellness staff and represent go-to products for both co-op staff and customers. Best wishes from the Wellness Department for a healthy and safe 2021. Listed in no particular order. Download Top 10 [...]

Mocktails Everyone Can Enjoy

By |2020-12-29T15:19:23-06:00December 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Recipes|

Mocktails Everyone Can Enjoy Recipes courtesy of With very little effort, and fresh and organic ingredients from the co-op, it's easy to whip up an impressive mocktail everyone can celebrate! Grapefruit & Lychee Fizz Ingredients: 1 large red grapefruit, peeled and seeded 2 Tbsp lime juice 8 Canned [...]

December Produce Parable

By |2020-12-22T15:49:02-06:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Perplexing Persimmons Adam Calder, Wheatsfield Produce Manager A fresh persimmon is one of winter’s lesser known treats, and with a little bit of foreknowledge one can incorporate persimmons into their winter celebrations. Persimmons are a member of the genus Diospyros, which in ancient Greece translated loosely to “divine fruit.” They are native to China, [...]

6 Wine Cocktails

By |2020-12-22T15:48:13-06:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

  Originally presented by Erin Norton, Education and Outreach Coordinator with the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute, in the Co-op Class "Wine Cocktails, " in 2017. Pear & Red Wine • 1.5 oz brandy (or bourbon) • 1 oz red wine, Calico Skies Chambourcin • ½ oz pear and clove simple [...]

November 2020 Board Meeting Highlights

By |2020-12-04T13:14:35-06:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Highlights from the November 2020 Board of Directors Meeting. 1. The board reviewed sales and financials for September and October. Sales in both months were strong, with rolling year-to-date sales ahead of FY2019 by 22.59%. Thank you members and shoppers, for your support! 2. The board revised and updated Wheatsfield Cooperative's Core Values statements, [...]

Dec. Change for Community Recipient: Food at First

By |2020-12-07T15:55:46-06:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

For each hungry person who walks through the FAF doors costs $1.35. This means $100 could help feed 75 people, WOW! Food at First The Food At First program, in Ames, Iowa, currently consists of two parts: a daily free meal program, plus a perishable food pantry known [...]

Chocolate Glazed Nut Brittle

By |2020-12-12T12:17:05-06:00November 28th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Recipe courtesy of, recipe by Robin Asbell A recipe of decadent brittle makes wonderful gifts, a little goes a long way! Portion and package festively for teachers, coworkers and friends. Servings: Makes 2 1⁄2 lbs. (approx. 27 servings). Prep time: 1 hour; 20 minutes active 2 c sugar 1⁄2 c water 1 stick unsalted [...]

Poppy Seed Rugelach

By |2020-12-12T12:16:22-06:00November 28th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Recipe courtesy of, recipe by Robin Asbell Rugelach, a traditional Jewish treat, can also be filled with chocolate chips, walnuts, marzipan or fruit preserves. Makes 24 cookies. Prep time: 6 hours (includes chilling); 1 hour active 1 1⁄2 sticks butter, room temperature 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature 2 c flour 1⁄2 c sugar [...]

Gingerbread Cookies

By |2020-12-12T12:15:35-06:00November 28th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Recipe courtesy of, recipe by Robin Asbell Makes 48, 3-inch cookies Prep time: 1 hour 1 1⁄2 c unbleached flour 1 c whole wheat pastry flour 1⁄2 tsp baking soda 1⁄4 tsp baking powder 1⁄2 tsp salt 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1⁄4 tsp ground nutmeg 1⁄4 tsp ground cloves [...]


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