Local Food Dinner is now Virtual!

The annual Local Food Dinner event has gone virtual this year!  The Cedar Valley Regional Food & Farm Network and the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market are hosting Celebrate Local Food on Wednesday, March 10th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Continue reading

What are you waiting for? Download the member app today! 

Now you can keep your membership card on your phone and stay up-to-date on the latest offers from our business partners around the Cedar Valley! Never lose your Rooted Carrot Membership card with our paperless card stored on the app. You’ll find a list of participating Rooted Carrot Co-Op Business Partner discounts and each listing provides business information and links to your map program to provide directions to the location. You’ll be able to create a list of your favorite discounts to use. This app will also grow as our co-op grows so stay tuned for more great features as our vision becomes a reality!Continue reading

Local Food and Film Festival going virtual

The Local Food & Film Festival held annually each March is going virtual. Local Food & Film Series will be held the first Monday each month. Anyone is welcome to join virtually to learn more about local food sources, farming, the environment, and more – all from your living room couch! Mark your calendars! Continue reading

March Message from the Board

Thank you volunteers! This past January the Rooted Carrot had over 500 hours of volunteer hours! We look forward to warmer weather when we can gather and celebrate our awesome volunteers working to make the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market (RCCM) a reality in 2022. Continue reading

The Capital Campaign is Here!

Last night at the Member-Owner Capital Campaign Launch Party the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market began formally raising $1.6 million to help us reach our overall project costs ($2.8M) to open up our community-owned grocery store. Continue reading

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

In January, The Co-op Kitchen featured sweet potatoes. Here is one of the recipes Luann shared on the show. It’s really easy and you can customize it with your favorite spices. Luann encourages you to experiment with a variety of spices to find combinations that you like. Continue reading

The Rooted Carrot Co-op Celebrates its Newest Members

Please give a big Co-op welcome to:

  • Anna Banfield from Cedar Falls
  • Alan Stainaker from Cedar Falls
  • Dotti Thompson from Waterloo
  • Jensine Sullivan from Cedar Falls
  • Sean Williams from Cedar Falls
  • Nate Schmidt from Cedar Falls
  • Bethany Heidemann from Cedar Falls
  • Renae Hockemeyer from Cedar Falls
  • Laura Martin from Cedar Falls
  • Barb O’Rourke from Cedar Falls
  • Karen Everling from Cedar Falls
  • Jia Akaff from Cedar Falls
  • A new friend from Cedar Falls 
  • And Business Member-Owner CrawDaddy Outdoors from Waverly 

We’re inviting YOU to invite your friends to join these new Co-op friends and all 1086 member-owners by completing the online membership form and purchasing their share of the Co-op:  https://rootedcarrot.coop/join-today/.

February Message from the Board

This is an exciting month for the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market! We have 1100 members, the Capital Campaign has officially started, and our new member-owner app is launching soon!

Our volunteer board members, who are also committee chairs, are spending many hours making this work happen. They couldn’t do it without the help of their volunteer committee members! Are you a new volunteer who wants to get involved? Are you a volunteer who wants to get back involved with us? Check out our volunteer page