Local Food

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
SILT, Awful Purdies collaborate on music video to raise awareness of loss of farmland

With the release of a music video to the song “Common Ground” by the Awful Purdies, the Sustainable Iowa Land Trust (SILT) is hoping to raise awareness about the ongoing...

Posted by Little Village |
Local CSA teams up to provide share owners with recipes and specialty ingredients to pair with produce

Share owners receiving Morning Glory Farm's Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) boxes have had a few extras thrown in this year. The CSA has teamed up with the Harvest Oil and...

Posted by Little Village |
Chic coffeeshop The Dingo Bar opens in Iowa City

By Frankie Schneckloth and Kelli Ebensberger A newly opened French cafe is poised to be a feather in the Peninsula Neighborhood's cap. The traditional Americana style of this community has...

Posted by Susan Bednar Blind |
LV Recommends: The Pig & Porter

Photo by Susan Bednar Blind Though the flood of 2008 devastated sections of Cedar Rapids, the rebirth of the downtown, Czech Village and New Bohemia districts make the losses easier...

Field to Family Festival
Posted by Heidi McKinley |
Field to Family Festival kicks off tonight

Autumn harvest is upon us and with it comes the 13th Annual Field to Family Festival, a weekend-long series of events that celebrates local foods and support programs like Farm...

Posted by Casey Wagner |
Quarter Barrel arcade and brewery to open in Cedar Rapids

There are bars with arcade games and arcades with bars. And then there are “barcades,” establishments that Chris Ellis, co-owner and brewer of...

Sycamore Mall's Winter Market
Posted by Stephanie Catlett |
Two winter markets keep IC shopping fresh

The Sycamore Mall hosts a Winter Farmers Market every Saturday through April 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Little Village would like to take this opportunity to remind local...