Monthly Archives: July 2021

Hap-Brie Trails, Connie!

By |2021-07-30T12:28:02-05:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Hap-Brie Trails, Connie! Connie Lawrance, Wheatsfield's Cheesemonger and Cheese Buyer since 2010, celebrates her retirement from the co-op! Below she shares a few of her favorite memories from her tenure and what the future has in store for her. The American Cheese Society Convention in Des Moines, July 27-30, 2016. Together, Nan Bonfils and [...]

Grilled Pluots with Honey and Lime

By |2021-07-29T13:45:22-05:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Stone fruit is perfect for drizzling with honey and topping with ice cream. It’s easy to sear the buttered cut sides of the fruit to make grill marks, then flip the fruit and let the juice simmer inside the skin. Ingredients 4 medium pluots 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon fresh [...]

Selecting Summer Fruit, July Produce Parable

By |2021-07-22T10:26:40-05:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Selecting Summer Fruit By Adam Calder Picking perfect summer fruit can be tricky, so here are some tips to help you out! Apricots: Apricots should have anywhere from a golden to blush-colored skin.   Even the best apricots tend to have a slightly mealy texture, but when fully tree-ripened they have [...]

Dark Chocolate Mocha Overnight Oats

By |2021-07-29T13:59:53-05:00July 17th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Dark Chocolate Mocha Overnight Oats Makes 1 serving Prep time: 5 minutes Ingredients 3⁄4 cup Chameleon Cold-Brew Blended with Organic Dark Chocolate Oat Milk 1⁄2 cup rolled oats 2 tablespoons hemp seeds 1 teaspoon cocoa powder 1 teaspoon chia seeds Pinch sea salt 1 teaspoon maple syrup (optional) Directions Stir together all ingredients then [...]

Collard Wraps with Thai Basil, Tempeh & Peanut Sauce

By |2021-07-07T12:02:10-05:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Recipes|

Collard Wraps with Thai Basil, Tempeh & Peanut Sauce Ingredients: Peanut Sauce 2 Tbsp gluten-free soy sauce, tamari, or coconut aminos 2 Tbsp rice vinegar 1/4 cup water 1 tsp toasted sesame oil 1/2 piece of fresh gingerroot, grated 2 tsp maple syrup or organic palm sugar, to taste 1/4 cup unsweetened, plain peanut [...]

Go Green for Summer Skin Care

By |2021-07-06T15:33:42-05:00July 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

By Kim McDermott, Wheatsfield Wellness Manager Many of us faithfully eat organic foods, knowing the value of nourishing our bodies with a healthy diet. And while you may have made this healthy switch to being more intentional about what you put IN your body, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look at what [...]

July Change for Community Recipient: Prairie Flower Children’s Center

By |2021-07-01T12:07:55-05:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Prairie Flower Children's Center is an outdoor-immersed, belonging-based and play-based early childhood education center. We are located within Ames city limits but we have 14 acres of woodlands, creeks, and ravines to explore. Our mission is to provide learning experiences that nurture in children their innate capacities for imagination & wonder while instilling the [...]

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