CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The first vehicle arrived at 8:30 a.m. to wait for a “drive-through” food pantry opening at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Veterans Memorial Stadium parking lot. HACAP Food Reservoir offers a regular mobile food pantry, but this was the first wide-scale food giveaway held in response to needs related […]
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Even with composting and recycling programs available in many areas of the state, Iowans still tend to toss some of those items into garbage cans, to be discarded in our landfills. A new statewide study shows that food waste – much of which could be composted – took the top spot among items that Iowans […]
By Cindy Hadish/for City Revealed Two separate businesses operate in harmony under the same roof in Amana. Serena’s Coffee Shop and P.H.A.T. Daddy’s are both located in the former Brick Haus restaurant at 728 47th Ave. Rather than compete, the two complement one another, with Serena’s focus as a full-service coffee bar and P.H.A.T. Daddy’s […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – The wait is finally over. Co-owner Lenny Sims summed up the opening of his restaurant, Sauce Bar & Bistro, in one word: “relief.” After two years of work, it’s no wonder. Sims and co-owner Chris Robinson used two days this week for a soft opening of the bistro, at 1507 C St. […]
The Fifth Annual Come to the Table Summit is set for this week. This year’s event will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, 701 10th St. SE in Cedar Rapids. Come to the Table brings together farmers and other producers of food and the schools, hospitals, chefs, […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – When New Pioneer Food Co-op opened its doors Dec. 10 in Cedar Rapids, store leaders promised a grand opening at a later date. That date, and a few details have been released. The store, at 3338 Center Point Rd. NE, will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Local producers, […]
A new group in Cedar Rapids has formed to educate the public about genetically modified organisms. GMO Awareness of Cedar Rapids began meeting in November and is already hosting its first big event: a free screening of the award-winning documentary, “Genetic Roulette,” on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at the Cedar Rapids Public Library.
CEDAR RAPIDS – New Pioneer Food Co-op opened its new store to an ecstatic group of supporters this morning in Cedar Rapids. “I’ve been waiting for this for 10 long years,” said Mollie Schlue, who joined the co-op 25 years ago while living in Iowa City and moved to Cedar Rapids 10 years ago. “I […]
By Cindy Hadish/for the Corridor Business Journal CEDAR RAPIDS – Patience has been the cornerstone for the owners of a forthcoming restaurant in Czech Village. After more than a year of work, Lenny Sims and Chris Robinson are eager for the long-awaited opening of their new establishment, Sauce Bar & Bistro.
By Cindy Hadish/For the Corridor Business Journal CEDAR RAPIDS — Three east-side grocery stores could open their doors within months of each other, but store leaders insist it’s not a race to see who can finish first. The Fresh Market, New Pioneer Food Co-op and Fareway all will open new stores just a few minutes’ […]