Posts by Iowa Food Co-op


Roast it, Grill it, Saute it!

This is a hodge podge of things from the coop and my own gardens. I find the best dishes generally come together without much of a plan, but rather simply based around what is available fresh! This all might sound a little involved, but if the Baba G ...[more]

Potato & Savoy cabbage soup

I was on a mission for something new to try with the beautiful Savoy cabbage we bought from Black Cat Acres, and came across this recipe on www.bbcgoodfood.com. Due to severe food restrictions for my son, I modified it heavily, but it still was very ...[more]

Gift baskets

Our only daughter got married last weekend in Iowa – our guests came from all over the US, and we even had two that traveled from Africa – most of the out of towners had never been to Iowa. We had an ideal weekend weather wise, and by thi ...[more]

Green Fire

Green Fire – Thursday November 10th , 6:30 at the Waukee Public Library The first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, Green Fire highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, t ...[more]

2011 Annual Meeting

2011 Annual Meeting Invite   Please Join Us for the Iowa Food Cooperative’s Third Annual Potluck and Business Meeting Since launching in November 2008, your cooperative has grown to just over 600 members. Your business is making progress in a ...[more]

American Meat returns to Des Moines

If you missed the first screening at the Fleur 4 Theatre, join members of the Board for it’s welcome return on October 16th at 11:45.    American Meat is a solutions-oriented macroscopic documentary surveying the current state of the U.S ...[more]

Farm Crawl 2011

Sunday, October 2nd from 11:00 am – 5:00pm  Eight independent family farm operations, all within an easy drive of each other in south-central Iowa, are jointly hosting open houses. Enjoy a leisurely autumn day “crawling” from farm to farm (Ok ...[more]

Annual Conference: Agriculture for Life

November 3, 2011 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 8:00 A.M.) PARENTS HALL, OLMSTED CENTER, DRAKE UNIVERSITY 2875 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, DES MOINES, IOWA Author of Diet for a Small Planet, Frances Moore Lappé, has traveled the world l ...[more]