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Wanted: Iowa gardeners

Wanted: Iowa gardeners

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 […]

Weekend Photo Gallery: Harrison garden b...

Weekend Photo Gallery: Harrison garden build and Wickiup Hill

The weather remained brisk for mid-April, but the sun was shining this weekend as Eastern Iowans helped Matthew 25 build a school garden at Harrison Elementary in Cedar Rapids and celebrated the grand opening of Wickiup Hill Learning Center’s $3.8 million expansion near Toddville. The expansion added 2,200-square-feet of exhibit space among other amenities. See […]