Monthly Archives: May 2024

June 2024 Change for Community: Octagon Center for the Arts

By |2024-05-31T16:57:11-05:00May 31st, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|Tags: , , , , , |

Octagon Center for the Arts The Octagon Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community art center in the heart of downtown Ames, Iowa. A cornerstone of the cultural scene in Ames since 1966, the Octagon serves more than 20,000 people each year through art classes, outreach programs, rotating exhibits, a retail gallery [...]

Great Grilling

By |2024-05-23T16:05:38-05:00May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

May 2024 Produce Parable Great Grilling By Adam Calder, Produce Manager The smell of hickory smoke; the sound of sizzling steaks; the taste of those dark strips of caramelized sugar seared onto fresh produce after it touches a hot grill; these things combined mean it is the season for back yard grilling! Our grocery [...]

Co-op Made Bratwursts for Summer Grilling

By |2024-05-23T15:51:48-05:00May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start planning the first delicious outdoor menu of the spring! Brats are a perfect item to grill because they come in many flavors and they always satisfy a hungry crowd.Technically bratwurst is a fresh, link sausage made with pork and sometimes veal.  Wheatsfield’s artisanal sausages feature [...]

May 2024 Board Meeting Highlights

By |2024-05-13T14:20:54-05:00May 13th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Here are highlights from the April 2024 Wheatsfield Board of Directors meeting: The Board heard updates on outsourced IT, payroll and financials. Planning for the 50th Anniversary Block Party continues. This month’s updates include how event activities will be contained to the parking lot at the front of the store, allowing Northwestern Avenue to remain [...]

Spring Wine Sale!

By |2024-05-03T18:25:59-05:00May 3rd, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Spring Wine Sale Member-Owners and Student Discount SAVE 15% on more that 200 wines from over a dozen countries! Choose from a wide selection of red, white, and rosé wines from some of the finest vineyards in the world. Many of our wines are organically grown from small production vineyards with unique varietals. Don't [...]

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