CEDAR RAPIDS – When you say New Pi and “free food” in the same breath, you know it’s going to be crazy big. I was at the opening celebration of the New Pioneer Food Co-op in Cedar Rapids and the store, at 3338 Center Point Rd. NE, was packed, so I’d expect nothing less during […]
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As promised, NewBo City Market is adding to its variety of anchor merchants. Three new vendors will start in May at the market at 1100 Third St. SE in Cedar Rapids. See related stories here and read on for more about the new additions, from NewBo City Market:
Soil doesn’t get the attention that, let’s say, a new organic grocery store or seasonally focused restaurant might, but without healthy soil, you wouldn’t have those organic veggies to buy at the store or served on the menu.
CEDAR RAPIDS – It’s what fans of fresh, local and organic foods have been awaiting. New Pioneer Food Co-op has been readying its new store in Cedar Rapids for more than a year and today announced what the opening date will be. The Cedar Rapids site is the third location for the co-op, based in […]
By Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan CEDAR RAPIDS —Even when Iowa’s harsh wintry weather ended the growing season for most gardens, the plot tended by Ed Thornton in southwest Cedar Rapids was thriving. Tender green lettuce, stocky carrots and deep magenta beets were among the vegetables Thornton was able to grow, even into November, giving away much […]