Monthly Archives: June 2023

Produce Parable: Ripe Melon Selecting

By |2023-06-28T11:44:03-05:00June 28th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Ripe Melon Selecting Adam Calder, Produce Department Manager No one wants to cut into a melon they just bought to find it under-ripe, over-ripe, mealy or rotten. If one is burned enough times by a bad melon, they may start to ask “Why bother to rise to the crescendo of anticipation, only to plummet [...]

Local Sale!

By |2023-06-22T16:02:28-05:00June 22nd, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Save on Everything Iowa! Join us on Saturday, July 8 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%.  [...]

Strawberry Shortcake Chantilly

By |2023-06-09T17:44:15-05:00June 9th, 2023|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Strawberry Shortcake Chantilly Courtesy of Recipe Information Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 6 There's good reason strawberry shortcake is a classic dessert. It's simple, yet amazingly delightful. Ingredients 6 3” round shortcakes or sliced angel food cake 3 pints fresh strawberries, sliced 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tbs. vanilla 1/4 cup powdered [...]

Chicken Fajitas on the Grill

By |2023-06-09T17:25:44-05:00June 9th, 2023|Categories: Recipes, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chicken Fajitas on the Grill Courtesy of, recipe by Robin Asbell Recipe Information Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Fajitas are popular, quick and easy, especially when you make them in a pouch. No worries about slivered chicken and peppers  falling through the grate, and the juices and spices combine to keep the [...]

Grilled Scallions with Romesco Sauce

By |2023-06-14T16:28:56-05:00June 9th, 2023|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Grilled Scallions with Romesco Sauce Courtesy of Recipe Information Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4-6 Start your meal with tender grilled scallions dipped in garlicky romesco sauce, a Spanish roasted red pepper sauce that originated in the Catalan region. It's used as a sauce, dip, or spread to add flavor to a variety [...]

Smoky Grilled Tofu and Broccoli

By |2023-06-09T16:29:24-05:00June 9th, 2023|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Smoky Grilled Tofu and Broccoli Courtesy of Recipe Information Total Time: 1 hour; 20 minutes active Servings: 4 This easy, aromatic, smoky tofu and broccoli relies on a simple marinade to deliver big on flavor. Ingredients 1 pound extra-firm tofu 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce 3 tablespoons balsamic [...]

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