CEDAR RAPIDS – Young people with Czech ancestry have a unique opportunity in Iowa. The Czech Heritage Foundation, based in Cedar Rapids, sponsors the Czech Royal Court, a group of boys and girls ages 6 to 16 who represent their Czech heritage at festivals, parades and other events throughout the year. The foundation also sponsors […]
You are browsing archives for
Month: January 2018
Iowa farmer chosen for sustainability aw...
Practical Farmers of Iowa announced today that Earl Hafner was chosen for the 2018 Sustainable Agriculture Achievement Award, to be presented this Friday, Jan. 19, at the Scheman Building in Ames, during Practical Farmers’ 2018 annual conference. I had a great time touring the Hafner farm in western Iowa – during much warmer weather – […]
Registration opens for 2018 Winter Garde...
CEDAR RAPIDS – The 2018 Winter Gardening Fair, sponsored by the Linn County Master Gardeners, is scheduled for Saturday, March 3, at Kirkwood Community College. Attendees can choose from nearly 50 workshops and classes in four sessions, along with a keynote speech. Master gardeners and other experts will share their knowledge about ornamental grasses, native […]