Summer Fajita Mix at the Waterloo Urban Market using Cook’s Fruits and Vegetables

This past Saturday, I had the F.R.E.D. cart out at the Waterloo Urban Market again.  It was a spectacular day!  Not only did I get to make and share 3 new recipes (including this Summer Fajita Mix), my husband joined me and we got to connect so many people with good, local food!  I had the pleasure of learning more about Mike Cook of Cook’s Fruits and Vegetables. Continue reading “Summer Fajita Mix at the Waterloo Urban Market using Cook’s Fruits and Vegetables”

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Hansen’s Dairy-Good Food That’s Good For You

June is National Dairy Month and I recently spent some time at Hansen’s Diary near Hudson, IA.  This family-run operation has been providing the Cedar Valley with their own brand of fresh milk and dairy products for almost 15 years. Continue reading “Hansen’s Dairy-Good Food That’s Good For You”

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Hoffman Produce Farms and Fresh Green Onions

I had the pleasure of visiting my friends, Greg & Denise Hoffman at Hoffman Produce Farms.  They grow a wide variety of produce from apples to zucchini on about 20 acres of land in Waterloo, IA.   The Hoffmans are very well known for Continue reading “Hoffman Produce Farms and Fresh Green Onions”

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Hawkeye Community College Greenhouse Plant Sales are in Full Bloom!

Annual Hawkeye Community College Plant Sale

Plants ready for 2018 HCC sale
Check out all the plants for sale at Hawkeye Community College annual plant sale now through May 9th!

After the snow two weeks ago (and hopefully winter’s final blast), my husband tilled and planted some things in the garden!  We plant several things from seed and buy most of our plants from Hawkeye Community College during their Greenhouse Plant Sale.

I stopped in to visit the greenhouse and see all the plants Continue reading “Hawkeye Community College Greenhouse Plant Sales are in Full Bloom!”

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