How It Works

New items to add to your cart!


--Welcome: Curbin' Cuisine spice blends!

--Welcome back: Yellow River Dairy (Chevre + Feta!)

--Sunrise listed microgreens + wheatgrass flats

--Stock up on eggs for Easter!

--Griffieon Family Farm listed hams + ham steaks

--Good Shepherd Grass Farms has a sale on roasts + other items!

Shopping local made simple!

Sign-up, shop, and try the Co-op!
Order online. Pick-up at one of six area locations.
Shop over 1,000 items made, grown, or raised in Iowa!

Become a Member

Become a Member

Join online, and once you pay your one-time membership fee you can begin to purchase products.

Membership Fee: $50
This one-time fee (waived for EBT members) makes you an owner and is redeemable and transferable.
Annual Renewal: $10
This annual payment - starting after the first year - goes to consumer education projects.

Shop the Coop

Shop the Coop

Login and order online.

No Minimum order.

You decide what to buy, how much to buy, and from which producers.

Look around, try new things, and browse a variety of great Iowa produced products!

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Why join the coop?

  • As a Consumer:
    Convenient, year-round access to hundreds of food and non-food products directly from Iowa farmers and artisans. Know where your food comes from and the people that produce it.
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  • As a Producer:
    Access a new market and add new sources of revenue into your business. Reduce the time and cost of marketing your products to consumers.
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We’re Local, We’re Responsible

  • All of our products are sold by producers who have grown, made, or raised each item
  • 85% of what you pay for the items you buy goes straight to our farmer-owners
  • We help protect Iowa’s air, water, soil and wildlife by supporting farming practices that enhance the environment.

We’re Fresh, We’re Tasty

  • “Money stays local.”
  • “Better tasting.”
  • “Good prices.”
  • “Know who produces what you eat.”
  • “Customizable orders.”
  • “Convenient ordering from home.”
  • “Everything you want in one purchase.”

Bulletins, Recipes & Blog Posts

Pick-up is Thursday; Volunteers Needed

We had 277 members ordered right at 2,959 different items this cycle. Total purchases were a bit over $17,000.  Nice numbers, and we truly appreciate your purchasing through the IFC. Thank you! If yo »

Totally Local Baked Polenta

Board President Lisa brought this to our latest meeting and everyone left with a new favorite way to prepare polenta. Thanks for sharing the recipe, Lisa!   Print Totally Local Baked Polenta Author:& »

Start From Seed (Gardening 101 Class)

We are excited to welcome Brandon Kam of Symbiotic Gardens to lead a class on the secrets of successful seed-starting. Join us Saturday, April 11th, from noon-2p! Cost is $20 and includes materials an »