Posts With Keyword ‘local’

State Senator Has Hopes for ‘Buy Local’ Bill

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

An Iowa State Senator whose district covers part of Washington County says he is supportive of a bill that tries to encourage buying Iowa products.  

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The Growing Local Food Trend

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Iowa City is once again looking at allowing chickens to be raised in city limits. But Iowa City doesn’t have the monopoly on the desire for fresh eggs. In fact, as a whole, Iowans have been supporting local grown food in bigger numbers. Farmers’ Market Master Bob Shepard says in 2004, Iowa had only 80 farmer’s markets. Now there are over 200.

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