Monthly Archives: February 2024

March 2024 Change for Community Recipient: Women, Food, and Ag Network

By |2024-03-05T13:27:26-06:00February 29th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|Tags: , , |

About WFAN Since 1997, the Women, Food, and Agriculture Network has engaged women & non-binary farmers and land stewards in building a just and ecological food system through community power. Our network’s deepest roots are in Iowa, and now, 27 years on, we have the privilege of connecting  with members across the country who [...]

February 2024 Board Meeting Highlights

By |2024-03-01T15:33:37-06:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Here are highlights from the February 2024 Wheatsfield Board of Directors meeting: In accordance with board policy, the Board appointed Sarah Huffman to fill the remainder of a vacant board seat. Sarah has previously served on the Board’s Education and Outreach Committee, and was a candidate for the Board election in 2023. Welcome, [...]

Produce Parable – Thank You, Lonna

By |2024-02-23T15:04:32-06:00February 23rd, 2024|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Thank You, Lonna February 2024 Produce Parable Adam Calder, Produce Manager It has been an incredible fifteen years, and now it is time to say good-bye to Onion Creek Farm seedlings grown with love and care by Lonna Nachtigal. This comes as terrible news to the legions of fans of her seedlings, and to [...]

HRC Meet & Greet at the Co-op

By |2024-02-09T13:28:32-06:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Human Relations Commission, DEI Coordinator to Hold ‘Meet & Greet’ at Wheatsfield Co-op AMES, Iowa – The Ames Human Relations Commission (AHRC), along with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator (DEI) Casandra Eames, have partnered with a local Ames business to host a “Meet and Greet” informational gathering on Sunday, Feb. 25. The event will [...]

January 2024 Board Meeting Highlights

By |2024-02-06T18:59:53-06:00February 6th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Here are highlights from the January 2024 Wheatsfield Board of Directors meeting: The board revised the policy on early payout requests of member loans and preferred shares. This was done with guidance from the co-op’s attorney, and to better align with the terms of the offerings  and Wheatsfield's Articles and Bylaws. Sales are strong. [...]

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Sale!

By |2024-02-06T16:45:04-06:00February 5th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Treat yourself and someone special just in time for Valentines Day! Shop the Co-op February 9 & 10 to SAVE 15% on regular priced Wines, Cheeses and Chocolates! Members-Owners and Student Members save 15%, non-members save 5%** **Save on regular prices, sale excludes Co+op Deals and Co+op Basics items. Sweet & Savory Samples [...]

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