By Cindy Hadish (c) Homegrown Iowan Fans of local foods don’t have a long wait between the end of the outdoor farmers market season in Iowa and the start of indoor markets. The last of those “summer” markets ended this week, and already, customers can find their fill of fresh produce, baked goods, local meats […]
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It may be the last Downtown Farmers Market of the season this Saturday in Cedar Rapids, but you still have the opportunity to find fresh produce and more at many Eastern Iowa markets. I’ve been to several small-town farmers markets this year and had a great time at every one of them. Today, I made […]
One year ago, I was enjoying the beauty of the well-preserved architecture and natural sites in the Czech Republic during my first visit to the land of my ancestors. Less than nine months later, raging floodwaters tore through the country. Now, the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids is leading efforts […]
The farmers market season is winding down, at least for the large-scale markets held in Downtown Cedar Rapids. Just two more of these remain, including one this Saturday, Sept. 7, from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The last will be Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance notes that more than 220 vendors will […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – You can’t walk away from the Brucemore Garden and Art Show without learning something new, and often, buying something new, as well. Gardening experts offer tips on raised beds, insect identification, heirloom vegetables and much more, while vendors sell garden art, pottery, jewelry and other artwork.
The season’s abundance will undoubtedly be evident at this Saturday’s Downtown Farmers Market in Cedar Rapids. You can always find details about upcoming farmers markets on the Homegrown list and here is more about Saturday’s event from the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance:
Good food awaits at the Downtown Farmers Market in Cedar Rapids. This is the time of year when so many veggies are in season: beans, tomatoes, sweet corn, cucumbers and the list goes on and on. Expect to find all of that produce and more this Saturday in downtown Cedar Rapids as well as at […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – No, it’s not the band, but this Saturday’s Downtown Farmers Market “Green Day” theme reflects the environmental organizations that will be providing information during the event. Also, watch for changes in the venue space, due to downtown construction. As always, you can find information on more than 40 farmers markets in Eastern […]
DECORAH – Gardeners attending the Seed Savers Exchange annual conference and camp-out will benefit from the generosity of a past member. Mary Ann Fox, a longtime Seed Savers member from Shelbyville, Indiana, died in February at age 71, leaving behind her seed collection of more than 200 bean varieties.
Marion will host its Uptown Market this Saturday, July 13, 2013. Here are details from the Marion Chamber and find other area markets on the Homegrown list: