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February Produce Parable, Pinkerton Avocado

By |2020-02-27T20:51:16-05:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Adam Calder Wheatsfield Produce Manager Have you ever had a Pinkerton avocado?  We recently started carrying this variety at Wheatsfield Cooperative, and have been pleased with the results.  What is a Pinkerton avocado, and how is it different than the avocados we regularly carry? The Pinkerton was discovered as a chance seedling in Saticoy, [...]

March Member Celebration Party!

By |2020-03-06T16:54:09-05:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Let's Party! We're giving away 300 Reusable Bulk Bags with 6 $25 gift cards hidden inside! When? What? How can you get one? Stop into YOUR Co-op on Saturday, March 7 from 10am-4pm for our March Member Celebration Party! Plus enjoy vendor sampling, live music, kids activity and more! Giveaway: Starting at 10AM 300 [...]

Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu

By |2020-02-22T14:15:54-05:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Recipes|

Recipes shared by Becky Ringsby, Savor Specialty Chef Services, as part of our community class program. Enjoy a complete meal for you and your sweetie! Garlic Basil Pesto Ingredients • 2 heaping cups tightly-packed fresh basil leaves • 4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped • 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted • [...]

Spaetzle

By |2020-02-06T15:28:25-05:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|

Recipe courtesy of Vanessa Preast, Co-op Member and Self-taught Cook Prepare these versatile dumplings like pasta. Add pasta sauce, bake with cheese, or sauté with vegetables. Spaetzle Batter Ingredients 1 cup flour (all-purpose or whole wheat) 2 eggs ¼ cup milk or water ½ tsp salt ½ tsp nutmeg (or onion powder, garlic powder, [...]

February Change for Community Recipient: Food at First

By |2020-02-05T12:28:05-05:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

The Food At First program (in Ames, Iowa) currently consists of two parts: a free meal program and a perishable food pantry. Free Meals The free meal program serves seven meals per week and is open to anyone who is hungry, no questions asked. Most are evening meals and all are served at First [...]

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