May 2023 Word from the Board

By |2023-05-01T14:59:55-05:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog|

May 2023 Word from the Board Becky Mattan Pratt Wheatsfield Board of Directors, Treasurer As a co-op member and director, I am passionate about the power sustainable agriculture carries to improve the health of all living things, including our communities and environment. Accordingly, I share Wheatsfield’s commitment to organic, locally sourced products - and [...]

May 2023 Change for Community: Ames History Museum

By |2023-05-01T14:27:41-05:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Ames History Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1980 as Ames Heritage Association. Our founder was Ames historian, Farwell T. Brown, whose historical writings and research have inspired residents to appreciate and preserve the history of Ames. The immediate impetus for founding of the Association was the opportunity to save and [...]

Springtime Produce, April 2023 Produce Parable

By |2023-04-25T13:56:30-05:00April 25th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Springtime Produce Adam Calder, Produce Manager It is spring again, and that means it is time for seedlings from Lonna at Onion Creek Farm! Lonna has been hard at work for the past couple of months curating and caring for an army of little plants. They are now for sale at the co-op and [...]

Earth Day Bulk Sale, April 20-22

By |2023-04-10T11:44:14-05:00April 7th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

EARTH DAY BULK SALE! Thursday – Saturday, April 20 – Apr 22 Member-Owners & Student Discount SAVE 15% on regular priced bulk products. Non-Members save 5%. Sale excludes Co+op Deals and Co+op Basi¢s, while supplies last. Clean, reusable personal bulk containers welcome. Save on beans, nuts, granola, pasta, grains, flours, bulk body care, [...]

April 2023 Word From the Board

By |2023-04-07T14:03:59-05:00April 7th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

HAPPY SPRING 2023! Spring officially arrived on March 20th, and with it came weather associated with the transition of the seasons.  As we all know from experience, Winter can be stubborn and fickle; and Spring has been known to tease us, and then be fashionably late to its own coming out party.  What is [...]

April 2023 Change For Community: Mustard Seed Community Farm

By |2023-04-03T15:11:07-05:00April 3rd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Mustard Seed Community Farm FARMING FOR COMMUNITY AND THE PLANET! Mustard Seed is a dynamic collective of farmers, artists, plants & animals. On our 11-acre farm, we are dedicated to simple living, love of neighbor, and cultivating a place where everyone can participate in growing and eating delicious, healthy, locally-produced food. We are a [...]

March 2023 Parable

By |2023-03-24T13:28:56-05:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Reverse Osmosis Water By Adam Calder Ames residents are lucky to have some of the cleanest water in the country. Unfortunately, sustainable agriculture practices are not as wide spread as over-fertilization and pesticide use. Even though the water in the Ames area is safe and drinkable, there may still be certain things contained in [...]

March 2023 Board Meeting Highlights

By |2023-03-24T13:13:49-05:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Here are highlights from the March 2023 Wheatsfield Board of Directors meeting: Board members took a tour of the completed Kitchen HVAC project. Final disbursements for the renovation will be made in the next few weeks. February 2023 sales surpassed monthly budgeted sales and sales for February 2022 . Twenty three new member owners [...]

March Mini Member Drive

By |2023-03-10T13:31:32-06:00March 10th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

March Mini Member Drive Did you know that member-ownership is a one-time fully refundable investment with some excellent benefits?! Join the Co-op anytime March 17-31 and receive a gift! Pay your membership in-full and you will be entered to win a $100 gift card! Membership options: Full Equity Member-Ownership Buy a share in the [...]

March Appreciation Celebration

By |2023-03-21T15:30:29-05:00March 10th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

March Appreciation Celebration! Join us on Saturday, March 25 from 10am-2pm to celebrate you! Enjoy giveaways, samples, kid’s Signs of Spring scavenger hunt, visit with local vendors and more! Sign-up to win our Local Product GIVEAWAY! Featuring local food and gifts, valued at over $75!   Co-op Explorer Hello Spring! Scavenger Hunt Grab a scavenger hunt card [...]


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