How It Works

Great stuff to add to your cart!


--Welcome: Mushroom Mills (Oyster + Lion's Mane)

--Yellow River Dairy goat milk butter

--Dozens of vegetable transplants

--Flower + herb transplants

--TONS of fresh greens

--All Popsie Fish Co. salmon, $1 off/lb

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!

Don’t forget to ‘Like’ us on Facebook!

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

IFC Distribution Today (Tomorrow in Ames)!

This is being sent via email to everyone who ordered this cycle and have products to be picked up. Today is distribution at our Osceola, Albia, Indianola, and Des Moines area sites, and tomorrow is di »

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:& »

See you at the plant sale!

Join us on Saturday, May 9th, from 10a-2p at 4944 Franklin Ave. to shop the best selection of locally grown vegetable, herb, and flower transplants!