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Check out these new additions from our producers! 
Wild Petunia | Prairie Landscapes of Iowa
Herby Smashed Chickpea Salad | Nourished
Gluten Free Carrot Cake Cookies | Sola Gratia
Fruiwich | The Bean & Leaf Cafe
Muffin Mix | Sunrose Bakery
Bison New York Strip Steak | Heritage Bison Ranches
Beef T-Bone Steak | Mendenhall Farm

Co-op Updates:

Relief Fund Link
We are organizing a membership-wide get together on Sunday, July 17 from 3 - 6 PM. As the pandemic eases, we hope it will be an opportunity to re-connect with fellow local-food enthusiasts, share a meal, and chat about how much has changed (and how much hasn't!).

The event is BYOB and potluck style, so bring a dish to share if you would like! Please bring you own reusable dishware. Contact board member Inger Lamb (details below) with any questions, and if you know what you plan to bring, let her know, so we don't end up eating only cookies. ;)

Inger Lamb
Phone: 515-250-1693
The IFC will be hosting Community Tuesdays once a month this summer during the Beaverdale Farmer's Market. The event will be held Tuesday, July 19, August 16 and September 13 from 4 - 7 PM. It will be a market style event for members and the public to visit the co-op, meet producers, and buy goods. We hope to see you there! 


The cart closes at 11:59 PM on Sunday, June 26th. 

For satellite sites distribution is Thursday, June 30th + Ames and Albia on Friday, July 1st.

For Franklin Plaza distribution is Friday, July 1st from 12 PM - 7 PM and Saturday, July 2nd from 11 AM - 2 PM.


Special home deliveries go out on Thursdays of Distribution week between 11 am and 9 pm. If you will not be home during the delivery time frame please provide coolers for products.

We want to support our members. If you need assistance in paying your home delivery fee please email

If you are outside the immediate metro area, please reply to this email to confirm availability. 

FREE HOME DELIVERY FOR EBT MEMBERS IN DSM AREA--We are offering EBT members the option of having their orders delivered free; if outside the immediate Des Moines area, please reply to this email to confirm availability. 


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PICK-UP TIME CHANGE FOR ALBIA: Pick up time has indefinitely changed to FRIDAYS from 5-6 PM. Pick-up location remains at the Fiber Art Shoppe: 5 Benton Ave East, Albia, IA 52531.

CURBSIDE PICK-UP AVAILABLE AT FRANKLIN: A team member will compile your order and deliver to your vehicle. A Sign-Up Genius link will be emailed at the close of the shopping cart.

FOOD PANTRY + EBT FUND--Please support our food pantry donations and EBT funding during this time with a donation via the cart or via the Iowa Food Foundation.

Check Out Your NEW + Improved Shopping Experience

New Software: Quick Tips

  • No need to open a basket or cart--simply start shopping and add products to your cart.
  • Mobile + tablet friendly
  • Your pick-up location carries over from the previous cycle--change the location at any time while the shopping window is open (change by clicking the cart icon, then use the drop-down menu to change location)
  • An improved product search allows you to quickly find your favorite items and discover new ones!
  • New product ‘varieties’ allow you to choose flavors and types quickly and easily (like sliced bread or style of coffee grind).
  • Want to request a customized item? Such as ‘no cinnamon’ in your apple pie? Simply leave a ‘Shopper Note’ from your cart. If the producer is not able to accommodate your request, they can ‘deny’ the note and you can either remove the item from your cart or accept it, uncustomized.
  • On-site purchasing at Franklin: Your on-site purchases will now be associated with your member account so you’ll be able to view past purchases.
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