Monthly Archives: July 2022

Southwestern Stuffed Zucchini Boats

By |2022-07-28T15:59:00-05:00July 28th, 2022|Categories: Recipes|

Southwestern Stuffed Zucchini Boats By: Co+op Total Time: 30 minutes; 10 minutes active, Servings: 5 Zucchini takes center stage, stuffed with spiced up black beans, red pepper and topped with cheddar. Ingredients 4 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup diced green onions [...]

Honey Ginger Lemonade

By |2022-07-28T15:54:22-05:00July 28th, 2022|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Honey Ginger Lemonade By: Co+op Total Time: 30 minutes; 10 minutes active Servings: 5 Make yourself a refreshing drink and infuse it with antioxidant-rich turmeric and ginger while you’re at it. This lemonade will give your tongue a little tingle, thanks to the ginger. It’s naturally sweetened with honey. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups water 1 [...]

Avocados: An Edible Anachronism

By |2022-07-21T16:42:54-05:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

July 2022 Produce Parable Avocados: An Edible Anachronism Adam Calder, Wheatsfield Produce Manager Avocados are one of the most popular fruits sold at Wheatsfield, and rightly so. They are delicious, versatile, and full of healthy vitamins, minerals, oils and fiber. If you start to look past their culinary qualities, the avocado reveals itself to [...]

Berry Yogurt Ice Pops

By |2022-07-13T14:09:26-05:00July 13th, 2022|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

A tasty and healthy way to beat the heat and extend the berry season. Ingredients 2 cups fresh berries, washed and chopped (use a single kind or a variety) 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 1/2 cups plain, nonfat Greek yogurt Preparation In a saucepan, bring [...]

July 2022 Word from the Board

By |2022-07-12T12:14:44-05:00July 12th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Student Board Member Derek Franklin I first heard of Wheatsfield three years ago, when I told my advisor where my partner and I would be living in Ames. “Oh, you’ll be really close to Wheatsfield,” he told us. “You really need to check that place out.” So, it was one of the first places [...]

Local Sale!

By |2022-07-22T13:06:26-05:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Save on Everything Iowa! Join us on Saturday, July 23 to save 15% on local products around the Co-op (that’s over 1,000 products!). Enjoy local vendor sampling, co-op explorers scavenger hunt, samples and giveaways! The co-op defines local as grown or produced within the state of Iowa. No further discounts. Non-members save 5%.  [...]


By |2022-07-05T15:34:43-05:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Recipes|

Fresh berries, with their vivid colors, saturated flavors, lush textures and fragrant aromas are as stimulating to the senses as they are good for your health. These classic fruits, many of which are native to North America, are grown in the U.S. from coast-to-coast, quite literally! California is the leading producer of strawberries, while [...]

July & August Artist: Kat Silent Water

By |2022-07-04T13:23:38-05:00July 4th, 2022|Categories: Art Gallery, Blog|

Kat Silent Water is a printmaker based out of Ankeny, Iowa, working in woodblock and linoleum relief since 2014. She recently embraced the alchemical properties of encaustic painting in her latest body of work, ‘Wax Cathedral’. Silent Water’s inspiration has taken root in Art Nouveau’s celebration of organic forms and cultural anthropology. Silent Water [...]

July Change for Community

By |2022-07-01T16:07:09-05:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Outdoor Alliance of Story County The Outdoor Alliance of Story County (Outdoor Alliance) works to enhance outdoor recreation, education and conservation in Story County. Wheatsfield has been supporting these efforts since 2016 by helping to fund Story County Conservation’s Jordan Acres land acquisition. This land is adjacent to the South Skunk River and near [...]

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