Artisan Bratwursts for Summer Grilling

By |2017-05-24T09:32:59-05:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

It’s time to start planning the first delicious outdoor menu of the summer. Brats are a perfect item to grill because they come in many flavors and they always satisfy a hungry crowd. Technically bratwurst is a fresh, link sausage made with pork and sometimes veal.  Wheatsfield’s artisanal sausages feature local Beeler’s pork.  In addition, [...]

Local Spring Produce Update!

By |2017-05-20T12:13:53-05:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

May 2017 Produce Parable Adam Calder, Produce Manager Spring is in full swing in Iowa, and as such the produce department is getting busier by the day.  There’s local organic rhubarb from Small Potatoes Farm in Minburn.  We’ve got assorted micro-greens from Organic Greens in Kalona.  The herbs from Mariposa Farms in Grinnell are as [...]

Tiny Deck Concerts

By |2017-06-05T14:23:56-05:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Join us and your neighbors this summer for the Co-op's Tiny Deck Concert series! Kick back after the work week, enjoy dinner and drinks on the new deck and listen to live local music. Select Friday nights, May - September, 5:30-7pm. MAY 12 // LYNDSAY NISSEN MAY 26 // ANIMAL PEOPLE JUNE 9 // BEN SCHRAG [...]

Winter is Waning

By |2017-02-16T21:15:53-06:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

February 2017 Produce Parable By Adam Calder As surely as the seasons roll by, the first little signs of spring have begun to peer from behind the veil of winter in the produce department. The welcome burst of color that the fair trade roses brings us every Valentine’s Day was also accompanied by some beautiful [...]


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