Local farmers markets enter national competition to determine who’s got the goods

The Iowa City Famers Market and other local farmers markets are competing this year in the Farmers Market Celebration, an annual competition organized by American Farmland Trust to determine the country’s most popular farmers markets. “We have participated in the past, when the format was different,” Tammy Neumann, the city’s coordinator for the market, told […]

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Reynolds takes ‘first step’ to reopening Iowa, as the state sets new one-day records for COVID-19 cases, deaths

On the same day the Iowa Department of Public Health reported one-day records for both new COVID-19 cases and deaths caused by the virus, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation she called the “first step” in “reopening Iowa.” Relaxing restrictions “Today I’m announcing that, effective Monday, Iowa health systems, health care providers may begin the […]

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Iowa City Farmers Market opening will be delayed

The opening day of the Iowa City Farmers Market is being pushed back due to the COVID-19 emergency. Instead of opening in the first week of May, as it traditionally does, the market is now scheduled to open on Saturday, June 6, the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department announced on Wednesday. “The decision is […]

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