Go Green for Summer Skin Care

By |2021-07-06T15:33:42-05:00July 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

By Kim McDermott, Wheatsfield Wellness Manager Many of us faithfully eat organic foods, knowing the value of nourishing our bodies with a healthy diet. And while you may have made this healthy switch to being more intentional about what you put IN your body, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look at what [...]

July Change for Community Recipient: Prairie Flower Children’s Center

By |2021-07-01T12:07:55-05:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Prairie Flower Children's Center is an outdoor-immersed, belonging-based and play-based early childhood education center. We are located within Ames city limits but we have 14 acres of woodlands, creeks, and ravines to explore. Our mission is to provide learning experiences that nurture in children their innate capacities for imagination & wonder while instilling the [...]

June 2021 Board Meeting Highlights

By |2021-06-24T15:03:23-05:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

1. Wheatsfield’s financials remain strong, with a good cash position and May 2021 sales 3.61% over budget. As options for food and shopping expand again, we appreciate member-owners and shoppers continuing to choose Wheatsfield. 2. The board is seeking applicants for the upcoming annual Wheatsfield Co-op Board election! All member-owners are welcome to apply [...]

2021 Summer Tiny Deck Concerts!

By |2021-07-01T14:17:03-05:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Back for the 2021 Season! Join us for FREE Tiny Deck Concerts featuring live local music. Select Fridays nights, July – September, 6-7:30pm. Meet us on the east deck and grab dinner, drinks and friends! Everyone is welcome! Please bring a lawn chair too, the deck will be reserved for performers this season. [...]

May 2021 Board Meeting Highlights

By |2021-06-18T14:57:46-05:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Wheatsfield’s financials remain strong. While March 2020 marked the highest sales month in co-op history, March 2021 sales were nearly as high. As we enter the post-Covid era, sales remain strong and above pre-Covid levels. Coffee with the Board will begin again on a monthly basis with free coffee! Next two dates—for outdoor conversation and coffee—are [...]

June Change For Community: Ames Pride

By |2021-06-01T15:04:31-05:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Ames Pride is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded to promote community building among LGBTQIA+ individuals, to educate the community of issues affecting LGBTQIA+ people, and to facilitate an environment that values the intersectional identities of all people living in and around the City of Ames. We are committed to maintaining a community that recognizes [...]

June 2021 Produce Parable

By |2021-06-01T12:13:27-05:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Honeyberries Adam Calder, Produce Manager Wheatsfield Cooperative recently got in a shipment of a new kind of berry we have never sold before. This new fruit is known scientifically as Lonicera caeruleal, or more commonly as the honeyberry, blue-berried honeysuckle, or the haskap berry. The word haskap is an old word from the Ainu [...]

Get Healthy, Not High!

By |2021-05-27T16:10:38-05:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Kim McDermott Wellness Manager It’s been a long couple of years, but CBD is back on the Wellness shelves!! We’re thrilled to be able to offer customers a top notch quality CBD, from the folks at PlusCBD. More people are discovering how CBD helps support sleep, stress reduction, recovery, and more. PlusCBD is non-psychoactive [...]

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