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Ely creamery draws a crowd

Ely creamery draws a crowd

By Cindy Hadish/for Radish magazine A longtime dream to open a family business has evolved into a community asset that has quickly gained a loyal following. Dan and Debbie Takes began dairy farming in 1998 on their farm outside of Ely, Iowa, a town of just under 2,000 people located between Cedar Rapids and Iowa […]

Lion Bridge brews sustainable future

Lion Bridge brews sustainable future

By Cindy Hadish/for Radish Magazine CEDAR RAPIDS – Operating a brewery is energy-intensive, but the owners of Lion Bridge Brewing Company in Cedar Rapids have forged a sustainable future based on their environmental beliefs. “It’s definitely at the forefront of our business ideals; how can we be more efficient and greener,” said Ana McClain, who […]