Monthly Archives: January 2024

February 2024 Change for Community Recipient: Ames Branch NAACP

By |2024-02-06T19:31:06-06:00January 30th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|Tags: , , |

Our Mission The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and discrimination. Objectives The following statement of objectives is found on the first page of the NAACP Constitution – the [...]

Kale and Blood Orange Salad

By |2024-01-23T18:07:40-06:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Kale and Blood Orange Salad Courtesy of Recipe Information Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 6 An earthy kale salad is brightened with a citrus dressing and feta. This salad tastes better the next day! Ingredients Dressing 4 medium blood oranges (reserve remaining fruit for salad) Juice of 1 large lemon 3/4 teaspoon salt [...]

Winter Citrus Salad

By |2024-01-23T18:06:47-06:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Winter Citrus Salad Courtesy of Recipe Information Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 6 The winter citrus harvest is a gift of sunshine in the middle of a cold, dark winter. Just in time for your post-holiday reboot, juicy, colorful citrus of all kinds appears at your co-op to save the day. Make this [...]

Citrus-marinated Shrimp Skewers

By |2024-01-23T18:22:11-06:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Citrus-marinated Shrimp Skewers Courtesy of Recipe Information Total Time: 45 minutes; 15 minutes active Servings: 4 If you’re tight on time, these skewers are the perfect solution. The bright flavors of citrus bring out the succulent sweetness of the shrimp after a brief bath in the marinade and a few minutes on the [...]

Citrus-Chile Pork with Herb Sauce

By |2024-01-23T18:08:27-06:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Citrus-Chile Pork with Herb Sauce Courtesy of Recipe Information Total Time: 6 hours, 30 minutes; 30 minutes active Servings: 6 Your slow cooker is your friend and will turn an affordable cut of pork into a moist, tender, flavorful meal. In this dish, a quick spice and chili rub flavors the pork and [...]

50th Anniversary Kickoff + CSA Fair

By |2024-01-23T18:04:14-06:00January 15th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

50th Anniversary Kickoff & CSA Fair! Stop into YOUR Co-op on Saturday, January 27 from 10am-2pm and help us kick off our 50th year of cooperation with a celebration of fresh, local, and organic! Meet & sample products from your favorite local vendors, participate in giveaways, get the kids involved with a storewide scavenger [...]

Top 10 Wellness Products for 2024

By |2024-01-11T18:41:08-06:00January 11th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

By Kim McDermott, Wellness Manager In keeping with our annual tradition, the Wellness staff has picked some of our favorite products from the Wellness aisles to highlight for 2024. Here are 10, in no particular order, selected for 2024. 1) Malama Mushroom Powders Malama Mushrooms offers high quality mushroom [...]

January 2024 Produce Parable

By |2024-01-11T17:56:11-06:00January 11th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Do (Not) Be Resolute This Year By Adam Calder, Produce Manager For the first couple of weeks every January, the produce department is deluged with customers shoving fresh produce into their carts as fast as they can get their hands on it. It really is something to see after watching people spend the month [...]

January & February Artist on Display: Han Fritz

By |2024-01-05T19:13:00-06:00January 5th, 2024|Categories: Art Gallery, Blog|

My name is Han (they/she) and I am a nonbinary illustrator based in Ames, Iowa and a Wheatsfield employee since 2018. I received my bachelor's degree in Biological and Pre/Medical Illustration from Iowa State University in 2020. My work highlights scientific themes of biology and anatomy, sometimes intertwined with surreal and spiritual elements. I [...]

January 2024 Change for Community: ISU SHOP Food Pantry

By |2024-01-02T15:47:25-06:00January 2nd, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

The SHOP - Students Helping Our Peers, Student Food Pantry The SHOP was created in 2011 by a group of students from the Food Science and Human Nutrition learning community who were looking to combat food insecurity among their peers at Iowa State. SHOP’s mission is to engage with anti-hunger advocates and serve the [...]

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