CEDAR RAPIDS – Iowa’s caucus season has ended, but the negative campaigning appears to have a residual effect. Hy-Vee, with a dozen grocery stores and pharmacies in the Cedar Rapids area and more than 230 stores in the Midwest, recently sent out a flyer touting its HealthMarket; those aisles devoted to organic and gluten-free products […]
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By Cindy Hadish/for Radish Magazine The six-month shelf life of Tracey Norman’s nut butters likely hold little consequence to most of her customers. Jars of the natural nut butters — in tantalizing flavors such as white chocolate almond; salted cashew; cappuccino peanut butter and dark chocolate hazelnut — are typically eaten long before the expiration […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – In case you missed its opening in December, New Pioneer Food Co-op celebrated its new store today with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening. The new store, at 3338 Center Point Rd. NE, was packed for the celebration, with traffic at a slow crawl for those looking for parking. Shoppers don’t have to […]
I don’t think ConAgra Foods intended any irony in its message on boxes of Swiss Miss hot cocoa mix. With photos of a dairy cow, a bottle of milk and a smiling farmer, the package states: “Al Shepley is on mission to make sure people know what’s in Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa… ‘When they open […]
By Cindy Hadish/for Radish Magazine Watching a bald eagle gracefully soar over meandering waters is one of the prime reasons to take a wintertime walk on the Sac & Fox Trail. The trail stretches just over 7 miles along the Cedar River and Indian Creek in southeast Cedar Rapids, where you can feel immersed in […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – New Pioneer Food Co-op’s new store in Cedar Rapids might open sooner than expected. Store leaders recently said the new location should be open by the holiday season, before the end of 2014. See more here: New Pioneer and other stores to open in CR But “holiday” could also refer to another […]
Fellow journalist, Dave DeWitte, who brought you his review of reel lawnmowers and awesome mushroom photos, now shares his battle strategy with ants, using non-toxic diatomaceous earth. By Dave DeWitte A long time ago when I bought my first house, I was in for a surprise.
Call it a super-gnatural success. Freda Sojka’s natural bug repellent that she developed for her then 5-month-old grandson has exploded – almost overnight – into a double-shift industry in Columbus Junction.