CEDAR RAPIDS – We’ve been lucky, weather-wise, on the opening day of the Downtown Farmers Market for the past few years and today was no exception. Thunderstorms rumbled through Eastern Iowa overnight, but let up in plenty of time for the 2016 market kickoff in downtown Cedar Rapids. Strawberries, onions, radishes, lettuce and other greens […]
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By Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan CEDAR RAPIDS – The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market kicks off its 10th season on June 6, with a major announcement noted during a press conference today.
CEDAR RAPIDS – It’s been a fun weekend to be Czech, or at least spend time in Czech Village, where the annual Houby Days festival is taking place. Houby, the Czech word for mushroom, takes center stage during the celebration, along with other Czech traditions, such as the Parade of Kroje, or folk costumes. Trophies […]