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.
Your order will be ready at your choice of several convenient locations in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Ankeny, and Ames (with more sites coming).
Pick-up of orders happens on preset days twice a month from May through November and every three weeks from December through April.
Pay at pick-up with cash, check, or Visa, Master Card, Discover, or EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) cards, or pay online with Dwolla or PayPal.
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. Learn More
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. Learn More
We’re Local, We’re Fresh and Tasty, We’re Responsible
100% of our products are locally-grown or produced
90% of what you pay for the foods you buy goes straight to our farmer-owners
100% of your money stays local; every dollar you spend helps build our local economy
We help protect Iowa’s air, water, soil and wildlife by supporting farming practices that enhance the environment.