URBANA – I made baba ghanoush today, thanks to a short trip I made Saturday to the indoor farmers market in Urbana. The key ingredient, eggplant, isn’t easy to find in Iowa in November, but there it was, at Marion Moser’s table, along with squash, potatoes, apples, daikon radishes and organic Moser’s Garden popcorn. Now […]
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The end of the farmers market season can be a bit depressing for me, but one thing has changed in recent years to serve as a bright spot in these dark days. A growing number of indoor markets offer some of the same fresh produce, local honey, farm-fresh eggs, home-baked bread, hormone-free meat and more.
As our own Iowa gardens near their end, it’s comforting to know that local foods fans can still get their fill at area farmers markets. Markets in Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, Iowa City and other towns continue to operate, with some running through the end of October. If your travels take you to Belle Plaine, Independence […]