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Rapid Creek brings farm-to-table food, special ciders

Chef Matt Steigerwald and owner Katie Goering bring a restaurant, cider-tasting room and event space to Wilson’s Orchard this spring with the opening of Rapid Creek Cidery. The cidery is housed in an antique barn, meticulously reconstructed by Wilson’s owner Paul Rasch (Goering’s father). The event space offers full-service catering for up to 250 people, […]

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Feelin’ fresh: LV’s 2016 guide to area farmers markets

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]It’s springtime in Iowa City. The asparagus are up, and the Iowa City Farmers Market is back! I strapped my toddler on my back on the first Saturday at Chauncey Swan, and headed off to see what was new this year. Right at the gate was Serena James, of Delish Dips. James has […]

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Johnson County: Land of the red tape

Land of the Red Tape

Iowa City, like other locales in Iowa, has witnessed the growth of its own farm-to-table movement, becoming part of a growing national trend in the production, distribution and consumption of foodstuffs provided by predominantly local, small-scale agricultural operations. Bustling farmers’ markets and innovative community supported agriculture (CSA) ventures offer Johnson County residents an education about […]

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