Monthly Archives: March 2024

March 2024 Board Meeting Highlights

By |2024-03-27T16:18:08-05:00March 27th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Here are highlights from the March 2024 Wheatsfield Board of Directors meeting: The Board heard updates about planning for Wheatsfield’s 50th anniversary block party, which will be held Sept. 14, 2024 from 11am-4pm. The March Mini Member Drive will run from March 18 through March 31and membership is up! The goal for this [...]

Naturally Dyed Eggs

By |2024-03-25T17:10:29-05:00March 22nd, 2024|Categories: Blog, Recipes|Tags: , |

Egg dyeing is a fun way to celebrate this time of year—and it's a tradition that goes way back—as much as 5,000 years when Persians celebrated springtime with eggs colored with plant-based dyes. Plant dyes can be just as useful today and they're plentiful; in fact you very well might have dye-worthy ingredients in [...]

March Member Appreciation Celebration

By |2024-03-22T13:33:24-05:00March 19th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

March Appreciation Celebration! Join us on Saturday, March 23 from 10am-2pm to celebrate you! Enjoy Birthday Cake, samples, kid’s scavenger hunt, visit with local vendors and more! Birthday Cake Available starting at 10am. No, it's not too early in the day to eat cake! Vegan, not Gluten Free, while supplies last. Sign-up to win our GIVEAWAY! [...]

March 2024 Produce Parable

By |2024-03-15T15:29:35-05:00March 15th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Kaleidoscope of Carrots  By Adam Calder, Wheatsfield Produce Manager Perhaps you are already familiar with multi-colored carrots, since we already do sell baby rainbow carrots in the produce department.  Carrots of many colors are also available at Iowa farmers markets.  The vast majority of carrots grown today are orange, but it hasn’t always been [...]

March Mini Member Drive 2024

By |2024-03-13T15:31:14-05:00March 13th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

March Mini Member Drive Did you know that member-ownership is a one-time fully refundable investment with some excellent benefits?! Join the Co-op anytime March 18-31 and receive a gift! Pay your membership in-full and you will be entered to win a $100 gift card! Membership options: Full Equity Member-Ownership Buy a share in the [...]

Vegan Corned Beef

By |2024-03-11T18:43:25-05:00March 11th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Vegan Corned Beef Image by Monica Davis via Courtesy of, recipe by Monica Davis Recipe Information Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes - Prep Time 5 minutes, Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes Servings: 4 This easy vegan corned beef recipe can turn tofu, tempeh, seitan or any meat substitute into [...]


By |2024-03-11T18:50:07-05:00March 11th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Colcannon Recipe Information Total Time: 45 minutes; 30 minutes cook time Servings: 6 - 8 There are many variations of this customary Irish dish and they all have in common buttery heaps of smooth potatoes and crunchy greens. Cabbage and kale have both been traditionally used and can be swapped interchangeably in this recipe. [...]

Irish Soda Bread

By |2024-03-11T18:43:03-05:00March 8th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Irish Soda Bread Courtesy of, recipe by Robin Asbell Recipe Information Total Time: 1 hour; 20 minutes prep time Servings: 12 If you are looking for a crusty, hearty bread that requires very little effort, this is the one for you. Since it is not a yeast bread, it doesn't require any rising [...]

Irish Bangers and Mash

By |2024-03-11T18:42:55-05:00March 8th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Irish Bangers and Mash Courtesy of Recipe Information Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 A traditional Irish dish. And the translation? Sausage and mashed potatoes (this recipe features cabbage in the mash!) Ingredients 1 pound potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 cups chopped or shredded cabbage 2 1/2 cups onion, chopped 1/4 cup milk [...]

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