Fresh, crisp fall produce + Peanut Butter!

1,193 Different Products Listed; Taste of Fall is HERE!

Exciting new seasonal additions continue, along with our newest producer–Butter Me Up!–with their eight different blends of cashew, almond, hazelnut, and peanut butter. Give them a try!

Note: the online shopping cart is open and will close Sunday, Oct. 5th at midnight. Distribution is Thurs., October 9th at our Des Moines area and Osceola sites and Friday Oct. 10th in Ames. To shop go to and log in. If you need help with your username or password, send an email to We’ve got a huge selection of really incredible products. See below for new stuff.


IFC producers in the news:

James Nisly of Organic Greens was featured in Wheatsfield Cooperative’s Field Journal; read all about his operation and why you should be eating organic microgreens and sprouts with every meal!

Global Greens refugee farmers are featured in a Des Moines Register segment. We are so proud to have them part of the Co-op!


New items to add to your shopping list:

Butter Me Up! (from Marion) is our newest producer. They offer many varieties of almond, cashew, hazelnut, and peanut butter. Unique flavors include cappuccino peanut butter, dark chocolate hazelnut butter (like Nutella, but without any of the artificial flavor!), and white chocolate almond butter. Welcome aboard! We are very excited to have peanut butters made in Iowa!Daily Bread Bakery (from Algona) is offering a few specialty yeasted-loaf breads this season like Apple Cinnamon Swirl + Pumpkin Spice–these would be perfect with some almond butter!

Heart of Iowa Soapworks (from Gilbert) says ‘I made a batch of soap as a request from one of our farmers.  It’s a Dragon’s Blood & Amber blend. This smells really, really good! Like a sensual cologne. This is a masculine scent.’

Holdeman ABF Poultry (from Riceville) has several favorites back in stock: capon brats, capon breasts, honey + swiss capon sticks, and smoked capon breast. These always go fast!Lee’s Greens (from Nevada) listed all your fall favorites, from from greens to winter squash, including a rare variety known as ‘Giant Pink Banana Squash’. 

Salama Greenhouse (from Boone) added swiss chard to go along with their kale, spinach, tomatoes and fall mums.

Global Greens farmers with new stuff: Jacqueline Ndabazaniye (brilliant red ‘Curly Roja’ kale) and Angelique Hakuzimana (Dinosaur kale).

Purrfect Muttchies (from Truro) introduced a couple new treat varieties for your pet friends: Dandy Doggy Date Delights and Slobberlicious Sweet Potato Pistachio Pinwheels. Remember, all their treats are human-friendly too.

Hickory Hills Farm (from Moulton) has several grass-finished beef items including steaks and hamburgers, as well as pork brats and lard (their secret for the flakiest pie crust).

Wildwood Farms (from Wellsburg) wants you to get a head-start on holiday shopping with some of their handcrafted items (many from reclaimed Iowa materials) including a French-style rolling pin, wine bottle stopper, pens, and stylus. Don’t forget to pick up one of their hot cocoa mixes as well. 

Iowa Orchard (from Urbandale) introduced a new apple variety this cycle–Greening Apple, similar to Granny Smith, a tart green apple, perfect for cooking.

Wilted Leaf Farm (from Des Moines) listed carrot bunches and many fresh, leafy greens.

Yoke S Ranch (from Russell) still has their Corriente beef brisket on sale this cycle along with a new item, Corriente soup bones.

Country View Yogurt (from Hawkeye) now offers their Greek Blackberry Custard yogurt in a 3 lb tub! This is a new size in very limited quantities. They are also continuing their sale on 3 lb tubs @ $5 each – a real bargain!

Chris’ Custom Bakery (from Ankeny) updated their sugar cookie themes for fall–new options include fall leaves and football related shapes. These are intricately decorated and make a tremendous gift as well!

Zaza’s Pasta (from Iowa City) is back this cycle after taking off last cycle (for a well-deserved vacation). They’ve re-listed one of their fall seasonal flavors – Pumpkin Fettucinne.