Just this week, Overstock introduced a nationwide, online means of ordering fresh farmers market produce that can be delivered to your door. While the Salt Lake City-based business touts its national scope, it hasn’t yet made its way to Iowa. Still, just last night, ProduceRun officially launched in Cedar Rapids and the web-based Iowa Valley […]
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Happy Thanksgiving from Homegrown Iowan
When giving thanks this Thursday, remember your local growers and producers who make those delectable meals possible! I stocked up for Thanksgiving dinner at the indoor Mount Vernon Farmers Market on Saturday, where I bought stone-ground corn; sweet potatoes; carrots; squash; locally produced meats; kale and more. (The tantalizing chocolates from Mount Vernon Confections are […]
Weekend Photo Gallery: Koi for a Cause a...
The first weekend in August was a beautiful one for Iowans to enjoy the outdoors. About 100 people walked through the sensational gardens tended by Monica Morley and her mother, Elena Murillo, in northeast Cedar Rapids during Koi for a Cause, a benefit for the HACAP Food Reservoir. Visitors at Abbe Hills Farm near Mount […]
Farm field day and open house set for Su...
MOUNT VERNON – If you’re a city dweller who wants a first-hand look at how food grows or a landowner interested in improving conservation practices, your opportunity comes this Sunday. Laura Krouse is hosting a farm field day and open house from 4-7 p.m. at Abbe Hills Farm on Sunday, Aug 4, 2013, in rural […]