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Grilled Fruit Kebab

By |2019-06-24T10:27:49-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Servings: 6 Total Time: 20-30 minutes 1⁄2 cup ginger ale 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1⁄4 cup brown sugar 1⁄4 teaspoon ground allspice 2 sprigs fresh thyme, stems removed Pinch of salt Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) 1 pound fresh ripe peaches/plums/watermelon, pitted and cut into quarters 1 [...]

Grilled Stone Fruit

By |2019-06-24T10:22:46-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop. Servings: 4 Total Time: 25 minutes 4 pluots, peaches or other stone fruit 2 teaspoons water 1⁄8 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons orange marmalade 1 cup vanilla ice cream 1⁄4 cup cinnamon-flavored granola (optional) Heat the grill to high. Slice the pluots in half lengthwise, then twist to open and remove the pit. Set [...]

Local Cider ♥’s Local Cheese

By |2019-07-09T16:32:09-05:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Classes|

Love to support LOCAL Iowa producers? Seeking to further your knowledge and appreciation for the unique tastes of Iowa? Join Bronwyn, Wheatsfield Co-op’s Beer & Wine Buyer, for this local cider and cheese tasting adventure! Local ciders paired with local cheeses is sure to please! Learn about the orchard fields and dairy farms that [...]

You Say “To-may-to” I Say “To-mah-to”

By |2019-07-01T17:24:30-05:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Classes|

It’s the time that Becky’s been waiting all year for: tomato season!!  But even she can only eat so many fresh tomato sandwiches.  So what does she do with her tomato bounty?  She will share some of her favorite ways to eat tomatoes as well as ways to preserve them to enjoy all year [...]

Make & Take Spice Blends with Saltlickers

By |2019-06-20T15:40:46-05:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Classes|

Master the art (and science) of creating your own unique spice blend. From drying the herbs to balancing their notes, Saltlickers’ proprietor Jennifer Knox will lead aspiring spice lovers through the process, hands-on. We’ll discuss considerations for making both salt-based and salt-free blends, the key to killer rubs, and more. Then, with over 50 [...]

Local Sale!

By |2019-07-01T15:47:57-05:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Saturday, July 13 Join us to save 20% on local products around the Co-op (that's right around 1,000 products!). Enjoy local vendor sampling, live music, a kids activity and giveaways! No further discounts. Non-members save 10%.  10am-Noon Peverill's Apiary, Ankeny 11am-2pm CADO Ice Cream, Fairfield Agri-cultured, Waukee 12-2pm Raccoon Forks Farm, Red Field [...]

June, July & August Change for Community Recipient: The Co-op!

By |2019-06-11T11:10:25-05:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Round-up for a Bread Slicer! The response to the email we sent at the beginning of May about restructuring our member loan debt has been overwhelmingly positive. We have heard from many people about how important Wheatsfield is to member-owners and the community. A common question has been, “What else can we do to help?”A number of member-owners [...]

Week of August 19

By |2019-06-05T17:20:27-05:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Hot Bar|

Monday, August 19 Roasted Chicken ng Pork Chili Verde ng Veggie Chili Verde vgn ng Potatoes vgn ng Corn vgn ng Veg of the Day vgn ng Tuesday, August 20 Roasted Chicken ng Meat BBQ ng Veggie BBQ vgn ng Cheesy Polenta vgt ng Baked Beans vgn ng Veg of the day vgn ng Wednesday, [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. Make & Take Spice Blends with Saltlickers

    July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Tiny Deck Concert: Lionessa

    July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. New Member-Owner Orientation

    July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm