Where to Find Us

Contact Us:

E-mail: info@iowafood.coop
Phone: 515.978.1034

Mailing address:
Iowa Food Cooperative
4944 Franklin Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310

All distribution sites:

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Our main retail space is at Franklin AveĀ  and used for distribution and meetings:

Iowa Food Cooperative
4944 Franklin Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310

Other distribution sites:

New Osceola Site!

Location is at
117 W Washington,
on the North side of the square:

Osceola Map

Valley Church (West Des Moines) – 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm on Distribution Day
4343 Fuller Road
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Park on the NE side of the Church. Approach the double doors that say Valley Church above. Turn left and locate the white handrails. Go down the short stairway to the outdoor bricked patio area. The door there opens into Courtyard hall.


First Family Church (Ankeny) – 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm on Distribution Day
317 SE Magazine Road
Ankeny, IA 50021-3502

Park in the lot to the west of the church, enter the main door on its west side, turn right and proceed to the SW corner of the large room.


Prairie Rivers RC&D (Ames) – 4:30 and 5:30 pm on the Friday following Thursday distributions.
2402 South Duff
Ames, IA 50010

The RC&D office is located at the DNR Nursery in SE Ames (near Lowes). Go east at the stoplight at Duff and Airport Road, turn into the DNR nursery, and pick up will be in the brown house immediately behind the fire station.


  1. Any plans for a distribution site in Fort Dodge? Or any ideas of where I can buy fresh food around here? I have had no luck finding anything in the area…

    Thank you!

  2. Thanks for the email, Rachel. We don’t have plans right now to expand to Fort Dodge. Sorry. We do want to grow our distribution area, but we are looking first to put in place a route that goes south to Osceola and then over to Chariton. The reason for that direction is that we have a number of producer members in southern Iowa, and the concept is to pool their orders coming into Des Moines, and then send products back out on their way home for pick up in those communities. The key things we need to look at are costs and potential volumes, and combining trips by producers bringing in products with routes with product going back out will help on the first of these.

    As for ideas for getting fresh foods around there, we do have a producer member down in Boone that you might want to try to hook up with – Wilber’s Northside Market. You can get their contact info off our website.

    Thanks again for the inquiry. Sorry we couldn’t be more helpful.

    Gary Huber
    IFC General Manager

  3. What about the Cedar Rapids area? Is there anywhere to get fresh items like you carry, in Cedar Rapids? We are new to Cedar Rapids