December 2018 Produce Parable By Adam Calder, Produce Department Manager December 11, 2019 The past couple of weeks have been trying ones for fans of romaine lettuce. Due to a multi-state outbreak of e-coli the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised all consumers to stop eating field-grown romaine and advised all stores and restaurants to [...]
The Outdoor Alliance of Story County was established in 2013 as a non-profit organization at the request of Mike Cox, the Director of Story County Conservation. Since then, the Outdoor Alliance has raised funds for land acquisitions, student educational opportunities, adult outdoor education, and initiated service projects with Story County Conservation, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation [...]
Join us to celebrate the kickoff of the winter season! Saturday, December 8, 10am-4pm. Enjoy festive samples, local producer sampling, cookie decorating, live holiday music and giveaways! 10am-1pm Kalona Supernatural, Kalona Rosmann Family Farms, Harlan Cheese Sampling 11am-2pm CADO Ice Cream, Fairfield 12-4pm Mahaska Beer Distribution Iowa Brewing Co, Cedar Rapids 1-3pm DIY Cookie Decorating [...]
By Adam Calder, Produce Manager Iowa autumn produce is abundant at Wheatsfield this November. If you need squash for pies, soups, roasting or casseroles we have got you covered. The department has some great spaghetti, acorn, delicata, buttercup and butternut squashes from One Step at a Time Gardens in Kanawha, IA. If you are going [...]
Thursday, November 1 -Saturday, November 3 Cheese Fest, now an annual event, is back for its second year! All three days save 20%* on all cheese! Also, enjoy special cheese-filled goodness from departments around the Co-op. Stay tuned for more details! Thursday, November 1, 7pm Class: The Fermented Kitchen Course #4, Non-Dairy Cheeses Members: $8 [...]
By Adam Calder, Produce Manager We are excited to offer you some new items in the produce department salad case! Superior Fresh is a Wisconsin company that specializes in salad greens, herbs and Atlantic salmon. We have a selection of Superior Fresh spring mix, arugula, baby spinach, baby romaine mix, power greens mix (spinach, mustard, [...]
It's Back! Our most popular sale! Save 20%!!! off over 400 bulk products! Save on nuts, grains, flours, beans, granola, oats, herbs, spices, coffee, honey, cleaning products and more. Also, don't miss our bulk body care in the Wellness aisles! Non-members save 10%. Save off regular prices.
September Produce Parable By Adam Calder, Produce Manager The first nip of autumn air was late coming this year, with temperatures into the eighties well into the end of the month. As such, it might seem like all of the great Iowa produce you’ve come to expect in the Wheatsfield Cooperative Produce Department will be [...]