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Raw Cheese Week at the Co-op!

By |2019-04-17T17:13:55-05:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Join us from April 18 to April 24 for sales and samples on raw milk cheeses in honor of Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 20th. Traditional raw milk cheese-making has existed for centuries and reflects characteristics of local environments, terroir, and flavors. Cheese can be part of a healthy eating pattern, [...]

Naturally Dyed Eggs

By |2019-04-05T11:38:54-05:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog|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 [...]

Decide Once

By |2019-04-04T11:35:20-05:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Quarter Two Board Report Liz Kolbe, Board Member & Treasurer I've never been one for New Year's Resolutions. Birthday resolutions are slightly more my style (I did a few weeks of push-ups the summer I turned 30...). But that doesn't mean I've never made a resolution that lasted. Just that the most successful resolutions I've [...]

Local Producer Profile: Seed Savers Exchange

By |2019-03-27T12:06:55-05:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

By Adam Calder, Produce Manager This article was originally published in our April 2011 Field Journal Seed Savers Exchange Seeds are available for sale at the Co-op! Using a mixture of science, technology and thousands of hours of labor, the employees of Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, IA, provide Iowa and the nation with [...]

April Change for Community Recipient: Farm to Clinic

By |2019-03-26T16:47:23-05:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Primary Health Care, Inc (PHC) is a federally funded health clinic in Ames dedicated to serving the medically insured, uninsured and underinsured with their health care needs. This farm season (May-October), in cooperation with Mustard Seed Farm, PHC is offering Farm to Clinic. Clinic families receive shares of farm produce, including vegetables and fruit. Pregnant [...]

Eggs-cellent Recipes

By |2019-03-20T20:43:13-05:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Classes|

Becky loves to feature eggs in many of her meals and has spent a lot of time experimenting with recipes and cooking techniques.  She will share tips and tricks to poaching, soft-boiling, and soft-scrambling.  Recipes will focus on egg sandwiches with Becky showing you how to make homemade aioli and an easy Hollandaise sauce [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. New Member-Owner Orientation

    May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Becky’s Favorites – Scones!

    May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm