“What will we do?” my son asked, when I told him the sad news. “I, I don’t know,” I stammered, trying to hide the panic in my voice. We had just discussed the seasonal end of our CSA – the Community Supported Agriculture shares that had provided our family with week upon week of veggies […]
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Month: October 2015
Even if you don’t think you can grow your own, a free show coming up at the Noelridge Greenhouse in Cedar Rapids offers the chance to view an array of exotic orchid displays. Organizers say more than 800 visitors took in the displays last year, and this year is expected to be the biggest show […]
Lately, it seems that any event scheduled around a beer tasting or with the promise of local brews is guaranteed to sell out. Museums host discussions over beer, churches are going into bars and craft beer festivals are growing in popularity. The latest “local” beer phenomenon involves one of my favorite topics: locally grown foods.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported today that two hunters were charged in connection with the killing of one trumpeter swan and injuring another. According to the DNR, the incident took place shortly after 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The two were charged by the DNR on Sunday morning following an investigation.