Board Member Spotlight: Sally Rayzor

Did you watch our site announcement last Monday? Did you hear the fabulous Co-op cheer performed by the Cedar Falls High School cheer-leading squad? You have Sally Rayzor to thank for that along with much more. She is one of our Co-op’s most enthusiastic cheerleaders and fans!Continue reading

October: Message from the Board

September was a very busy month! The future home of the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market will be at 123 7th Street on the corner of Main and 7th Street. The old church between St. Patrick’s and Richardson Funeral Home will be torn down in January. Construction will start next spring and the Co-op is expected to open Spring 2022.Continue reading

Welcome to our newest Member-Owners!


  • Caleb Rosonke, Hudson
  • Tayler Hassman, Cedar Falls
  • Katie McCarthy, Cedar Falls
  • Cindy Wagner, Cedar Falls
  • Rachel Foelske, Cedar Falls
  • Lisa Rolinger, Cedar Falls
  • Philip Nash, Waterloo

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Our Volunteers Rock!

During this time when we aren’t holding any in-person events, our Membership Team decided to start reaching out to our members by phone to do a Co-op “check-in”.  We wanted our membership to know we are still here and how much we appreciate and care for each one of our Co-op member-owners.  It has been so wonderful to hear how excited people were to receive a call from another Co-op member and how much they appreciated the call.  We also decided this would be a great opportunity to be sure we had updated addresses, emails, etc.  Continue reading

Message from the Board September 2020

– Jodie Huegerich has been newly appointed as President of the Board of the Rooted Carrot Co-Op. Former president, Tom Wickersham will now serve as the Capital Campaign Committee Chair going forward. 

-The annual Member-Owner meeting, where the board gives the membership and update of the progress of the co-op for the year, has been set for September 30 via Zoom.  

– The membership committee announced four new members joined in August. 

-The committees will be submitting their budgets and the board will be finalizing the 2020-21 fiscal year budget next meeting. 

-The Capital Campaign Committee has been formed and will begin regular meetings in September in anticipation of the launch of an official capitol campaign in the spring. 

-Board Applications have been received and the election of new board members will be September 8-29th. Board members will start their term in November. 


Board Spotlight: Christine Sexton

Christine Sexton has been a Board Member for one year and she is the Vice President. Prior to the pandemic, she was working as a freelance Registered Dietitian focusing on nutrition writing and health promotion. Since the pandemic started and regular school was discontinued, she has been lucky enough to be able to focus her energy on her three kids–Zoe, Hazel, and Sylvie and their 9-month old very energetic puppy named Maggie. Continue reading

Location announcement on the way!

We have a location identified for the Rooted Carrot Cooperative Market! The Site Team is on fire right now working many hours per week collaborating with property owners, architects, city personnel, bankers, consultants – you name it, they are planning and discussing it!Continue reading

Margarita Bars

These bars are full of lime and margarita flavor! There’s a burst of citrus in the filling and a sweet crunch from the graham cracker crust.Continue reading

Outreach Update

We have reached 1048 members and we welcome our most recent members: Maria Bean, Tom Blanford, Sarah Fin, Joe Frenna, Jim Gerrans, Benjamin Scholl, Lori Seawel, Deanna Wheeler, Jane Wilson, and Angela Yancy. Continue reading