Monthly Archives: May 2021

Get Healthy, Not High!

By |2021-05-27T16:10:38-05:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Kim McDermott Wellness Manager It’s been a long couple of years, but CBD is back on the Wellness shelves!! We’re thrilled to be able to offer customers a top notch quality CBD, from the folks at PlusCBD. More people are discovering how CBD helps support sleep, stress reduction, recovery, and more. PlusCBD is non-psychoactive [...]

Word from the Board, May 2021

By |2021-05-25T16:27:49-05:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Kevin Stow Board of Directors As summer kicks off the nice weather is here, and the outdoors are calling. Many of us will venture outside to our favorite beach, park, or just around the neighborhood. Spending time outdoors can have noticeable benefits for physical and mental health, including lowering your blood pressure and reducing [...]

Mental Health Awareness & Resources

By |2021-10-06T11:35:48-05:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

May is Mental Health Awareness Month With May being National Mental Health Month, we want to acknowledge the reality of how millions of Americans are affected by mental illness, and that they are not alone. Our mental health is just as important as our physical health, which is why we need to pay attention [...]

Grilled Apricots with Smoky Blue Cheese and Almonds

By |2021-05-21T13:16:02-05:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Grilled Apricots with Smoky Blue Cheese and Almonds Serves 8 appetizers Total Time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients • 8 firm ripe apricots • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 1 tablespoon honey • 1 tablespoon lime juice • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves • Pinch cayenne • 8 slices baguette, 1/2 inch thick • Extra olive [...]

Grilled Pear Salad with Strawberries & Chevre

By |2021-05-21T11:30:16-05:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Grilled Pear Salad with Strawberries and Chevre Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients • 1 clove garlic, pressed • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar • 1 tablespoon honey, to taste • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil • plus 1 tablespoon for pears • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 4-oz. package mixed greens, washed [...]

Co-op Update, May 20, 2021

By |2021-05-20T17:31:15-05:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Mask Update May 20th, 2021 Last night, Governor Reynolds signed a bill that prevents cities and counties from having mask mandates that affect private property. This means that the City of Ames mask mandate no longer applies to Wheatsfield. Effective immediately, we will be following CDC recommendations to allow fully vaccinated individuals to be [...]

Bee More Kind – World Bee Day

By |2021-05-19T17:11:23-05:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Xerces Society The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is an international nonprofit organization that protects the natural world through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. The Xerces Society is a science-based conservation organization, working with diverse partners that include scientists, land managers, educators, policymakers, farmers, and communities. By utilizing applied research, engaging in [...]

May 2021 Produce Parable – The Cherokee Purple Tomato

By |2021-05-13T09:47:32-05:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

The Cherokee Purple Tomato Adam Calder Wheatsfield Produce Manager Seed Savers Exchange recently posted a fascinating blog article about ‘Cherokee Purple’ tomatoes written by Sara Friedl-Putnam. In it, she interviews the man who is responsible for bringing this famed variety to the market and delves into the history of this particular tomato. This cultivar [...]

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