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Produce Storage Without the Plastic

By |2024-04-10T11:58:13-05:00April 10th, 2024|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Helpful Tips for Extending the Life of Your Produce • Make sure not to mix fruits & veggies Fruits emit ethylene as they ripen; pairing them with veggies will result in premature spoilage. • Keep produce cool Low temps slow the rate of respiration, which in turn keeps the [...]

Earth Day Bulk Sale! Apr 18-20

By |2024-04-09T15:30:07-05:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Earth Day Bulk Sale, April 18 - April 20 Get ready to stock up and save! Stock your pantry with all your favorite bulk staples and save 15%! Stock up on beans, seeds, nuts, dried fruit, grains, granolas, chocolates, candy, coffees, teas, herbs and spices, bulk body care, bulk cleaning supplies and more! Save [...]

Mindful Eating with Wild Foods

By |2024-04-16T11:32:29-05:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes|

Mindful Eating with Wild Foods Join neuroscientist and mindfulness instructor, Crystal Jewell, for an interactive exploration on mindful eating through the lens of wild foods, including lion’s mane mushrooms, purslane, & dandelion. Learn how wild foods alter our nervous system, foster a sense of belonging, and create resilient communities as we settle into [...]

NAMI Central Iowa Presents: In Our Own Voice

By |2024-04-09T13:57:58-05:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes|

NAMI Central Iowa Presents: In Our Own Voice May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Please join us for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Central Iowa presents: In Our Own Voice, a presentation that changes attitudes, assumptions and ideas about people with brain health conditions. These free presentations provide a personal perspective of [...]

Perfect Pour-Over Coffee at Home

By |2024-04-10T10:28:35-05:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes|

Perfect Pour-Over at Home Morning Bell Coffee Roasters will be presenting how to prepare pour over coffee, going into detail on everything from selecting beans and grinding to identifying tasting notes in single origin coffees. Samples of a few different blends and single origin coffees will be provided. Instructor Max [...]

Backyard Hot Composting

By |2024-04-16T11:30:15-05:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes|

Backyard Hot Composting Composting educator, Steve Libbey, has been cleaning up the yard to provide the feedstock for a hot pile. A hot pile requires enough high-nitrogen materials to get the pile to heat up. A hot pile takes more effort but will produce compost more quickly—in several weeks to several months. However, [...]

April 2024 Word from the Board

By |2024-04-02T16:18:07-05:00April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Blog|

April 2024 - Word from the Board Sarah Davis, Board Secretary Love your Mother Earth! Wheatsfield Co-op members know that April is Earth Month. This year, we can also celebrate Earth's relationship with the Sun by witnessing a Total Solar Eclipse. What a great event to marvel at the wonders of our world and [...]

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