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2020 CSA Fair

By |2020-01-23T13:28:49-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Saturday, February 15, 1-4pm Wheatsfield Community Room Stop by our annual CSA Fair to learn more about CSAs, meet local CSA farmers and sign-up for their 2020 offerings. Farms Attending: Raccoon Forks Farm, Red Field Lee's Greens, Nevada Thankful Harvest, Holstein Root to Rise Farm, Ames What is a CSA? CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) [...]

Top 20 Wellness Products for 2020

By |2020-01-16T10:30:55-05:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

It’s been a busy year in the Wellness Department, with several new body care, supplement, and sustainable product lines added to our set. Read on to see which ones made the list! Kim McDermott, Wheatsfield's Wellness Manager 'Lord, My Hands are so Dry!' Wild Carrot This lotion was inspired by [...]

January Change for Community: Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

By |2019-12-27T12:59:16-05:00January 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Protect the Iowa you love! The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) is a statewide 501 (c)(3) nonprofit conservation organization that works with private landowners and public agencies to protect and restore Iowa’s land, water and wildlife. Since it's founding in 1979, INHF members and staff have protected more than 175,000 acres of Iowa’s natural [...]

January & February Artist: Lisa Kuehl

By |2019-12-30T13:54:18-05:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Art Gallery, Blog|

Ames resident and featured artist Lisa K. Kuehl is a 1982 graduate of Iowa State University. Lisa earned her B.A. in Graphic Design, but pursued the professional aviation field shortly after graduating. Throughout her days as an art student, Lisa created many works of design and, over the years, saved a great many of [...]

Healthy New Year, Healthy New You!

By |2020-01-10T13:26:41-05:00December 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Stop into the Co-op Saturday, January 11 from 11am-3pm for healthy samples to fit your new year's resolution goals. Visit with local producers, get a free massage, win giveaways, and more! Taste a rainbow of healthy samples around the Co-op. 11am-3pm:  Wellness Smoothies Samples Healthy Kale Pesto Sample Co-op Made Detox Juice Samples Hotbar [...]

December Produce Parable

By |2019-12-16T19:43:07-05:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Opal Apple By Adam Calder In 1999, botanists at the Institute of Experimental Botany in Prague crossed a Topaz Apple with a Golden Delicious Apple, and the resulting apple variety became known as the Opal Apple. The Opal Apple has naturally occurring low levels of polyphenol oxidase, which means the cut surface of the [...]

A Word from the Board

By |2019-12-10T19:09:42-05:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Megan Myers, Wheatsfield Board of Directors In this season of thanksgiving, it’s appropriate to reflect on some of the ways that your local co-op, Wheatsfield, thanks you as part of its growing community of member-owners. The holiday season, though, is also about reciprocity and it is also helpful to think about the ways that [...]

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