The city of Iowa City was among the trendsetters years ago when it began hosting an indoor farmers market during winter months. Due to logistics, however, the regular indoor market was scaled back to just two holiday markets last year and the same will hold true this season.
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CEDAR RAPIDS – Czech Village received approval to hold a limited number of farmers markets this summer and the last one is fast-approaching. The final Village Farmers Market of the 2015 season will be Saturday, Aug. 22, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sokol Park, near 16th Avenue and A Street SW. Czech Village […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – Market-goers who fondly recall the Riverside Roundhouse will soon be able to attend farmers markets in Czech Village. With less than two weeks remaining, the Czech Village Association is still accepting applications for vendors. Spots remain available for produce vendors, with a few spaces for crafts.
Marion has an ideal, centrally located site for its farmers market at City Square Park, with a depot pavilion providing cover against the backdrop of the historic Main Street District. It was disappointing to hear the decision to end the Wednesday markets earlier this summer, but the Saturday markets continue, and a new Uptown Fall […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – One of the most visible vendors at NewBo City Market is closing its market booth. Morgan Creek Produce Market will end its run at NewBo on Jan. 1, 2014, said Bill and Robyn Rieckhoff, who operate the stand with Robyn’s father, Bob Vanous. Because the market is only open on Thursdays, Saturdays […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – Eastern Iowa is fortunate to have a good number of farmers markets, a growing contingent of Community Supported Agriculture programs and one of the newest local foods options, the Iowa Valley Food Co-op.
A new program I mentioned earlier this month officially launched today. The Cultivate Iowa campaign encourages gardeners to donate some of their harvest to a local food pantry to help ensure that all Iowans have regular access to safe and nutritious food. The program also wants low-income Iowans to look at gardening as a way […]