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All Your Holiday Needs: Pies, Sides & More

By |2022-11-08T11:05:08-06:00November 6th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Preorder Deli Mains and Sides, Bakery Pies, Co-op Made Honey Grain Dinner Rolls to guarantee availability. These items will also be available for sale off of the shelf around the holiday. Preorders are required on cheese trays. You can preorder over the phone (515-232-4094) or fill out a order form on your next shopping [...]

Board Election Results

By |2022-11-03T15:07:55-05:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Congratulations Board Members! The 2022-23 Board election results have been tabulated and the candidates have been notified. We are pleased and honored to reelect Liz Kolbe and Jeff Kushkowski, and welcome Duane Pitcher and Maral Erol to the Wheatsfield Board of Directors. Maral will be taking over the remainder of Rachel Dakarian's term. We [...]

Nov 2022 Change for Community: Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa

By |2022-11-01T10:43:08-05:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa helps families build strength, stability, and independence through affordable home ownership. Central Iowa Families partner with Habitat to build a place they can call home and, in turn, they help build stronger neighborhoods and communities. With every dollar you donate, every hour you volunteer, and every message of [...]

Board Election

By |2022-10-25T11:07:19-05:00October 25th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

2022 Board of Directors Election & Amendment Vote VIEW CANDIDATE STATEMENTS Claim one of your most powerful rights of Co-op member-ownership! BOARD ELECTION & AMENDMENT CHANGE Wheatsfield's Board of Directors represents all 6,900+ Member-Owners and ensures the needs of the membership are being met. The directors work as a team to set policy, hire [...]

3 Day Bulk Sale! Oct 13-15

By |2022-10-12T13:44:47-05:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Thursday, October 13-Saturday, October 15 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 off regular prices, non-members [...]

October 2022 Change for Community: Food at First

By |2022-10-03T11:11:18-05:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

October's Change for Community recipient is Food At First Round up your transactions during October in support! Food At First is a local non-profit organization consisting of a daily Free Meal program and perishable food distribution known to the community as the Food at First Free Market. FAF is dedicated to providing meals to [...]

Autumn Produce Parable

By |2022-10-18T13:56:05-05:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Autumn Produce Parable By Adam Calder As summer gives way to autumn, the ranks of local produce swell in the produce department. We have ample selection of summertime produce, and the autumn produce is starting to roll in as well. For local summer produce, we have organic: rainbow chard, red chard, cucumbers, green zucchini, [...]

October Member Drive!

By |2022-10-01T13:32:32-05:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Help us reach 100 new member-owners! In coordination with National Co-op Month and other food co-ops across the country, we are holding our annual member-owner drive during October! At Wheatsfield, you're not just a member, you're an OWNER! Join 6,900+ others in member-ownership! Not a member-owner?! Did you know that member-ownership is a one-time [...]

Inclusive Trade

By |2022-11-11T16:00:43-06:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Diversity is Strength Co-ops around the country are committed to fostering diverse and inclusive communities. Look for the orange inclusive trade signs to find brands and products that are owned by people who identify as women, Black, indigenous, people of color (POC), LGBTQIA+, persons with disabilities and veterans. We've compiled a list of Inclusive [...]

2023 Board Candidate Statements

By |2022-09-15T13:05:15-05:00September 7th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Elizabeth Kolbe Statement of Candidacy Why do you want to serve on the Wheatsfield Board of Directors? I believe cooperatives like Wheatsfield are vital to economic and community development around local food and agricultural systems. I was first elected to the Wheatsfield Board in 2013, re-elected in 2016 and 2019. For the last two [...]

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