Locally grown. Community owned.

Your place to buy Iowa-grown produce, hearth breads, house-cut & cured meats, and local & organic house-made meals.

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Mariposa Farms

Just two hours from the Co-op stands a family-owned greenhouse in Grinnell, IA that grows and packages fresh herbs by hand, year-round.

“The greenhouse has herbs growing in it 365 days a year. The summer months are the most prolific months and when our greenhouse crew is the busiest. The plants love the summer.”


Small beginnings that kept growing:

When Dave and Denise Conkling started Mariposa in 1995, production looked much different than it does today. 

“We started out on a much smaller scale. As the business grew, we continued to add on to the greenhouse and packaging area to get to the size we are today - approximately 1 acre of greenhouse area,” share the Conklings.

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Shop the Co-op

Our stores have everything you’d expect and more – take a look!


Local & Organic Produce

Want to experience the Co-op difference first-hand?  Take a bite of our produce – we’ve got the best flavor in town!

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Grab n' Go Meals

Need a quick meal while you hang out at home? Chef Tony has put together delicious options available daily in our grab n' go case. 

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Local Meats

We carry a variety of chicken, pork, turkey, lamb and beef from farmers right here in Iowa (Minnesota too). Check out our offerings in store and online.

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Hearth Breads

Made fresh daily, these breads are made without artificial colors, flavors or ingredients. Available daily in-store and online.

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Local Season Is Here:

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Classes & Events

You’re invited! Join us for store events, cooking demonstrations, and events around your community.

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Join Our Team

See what we’ve got posted and apply! You might be our next great hire.

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