Thanksgiving http://iowapublicradio.org en There's a story in that Turducken http://iowapublicradio.org/post/theres-story-turducken <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After first gaining popularity in New Orleans, the </span>Turducken<span style="line-height: 1.5;">—that’s a chicken stuffed inside a duck inside a turkey-- has made its way onto some of the more adventurous Thanksgiving tables in Iowa. For two restaurant owners in Oxford, it’s a way to share the cuisine of a city they left years ago. Iowa Public Radio’s </span>Durrie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Bouscaren<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports. &nbsp; &nbsp;</span></p></div><p></p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:39:00 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 32764 at http://iowapublicradio.org There's a story in that Turducken Iowa's Local Food Economy http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-local-food-economy <p>According to regional food coordinators, there is no local food network like the one in Iowa. The connection between farmers and distributors is very strong, and the network continues to grow larger every year. Even so, about 80% of the food Iowans consume is from out of state.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:43:45 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 32742 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Local Food Economy Iowa Thanksgiving Lore http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-thanksgiving-lore <p>Thanksgiving traditions may reach back to the Pilgrims, but Thanksgiving didn’t become an official holiday until 1863.&nbsp; On today's Talk of Iowa, we explore the history of Thanksgiving.&nbsp; We find out how the holiday was celebrated during the Civil War, how Iowans made it their own and, of course, we’ll talk about food!&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 20:11:50 +0000 Charity Nebbe 11095 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Thanksgiving Lore An Entomologist Thanksgiving http://iowapublicradio.org/post/entomologist-thanksgiving <p>This time of year many of us take time to think about the things we are thankful for. Entomologist Donald Lewis is no different.Charity Nebbe celebrates an entomologists Thanksgiving with Donald Lewis and Horticulturist Richard Jauron. Lewis talks about why we should all be thankful for the insects we share our planet with.</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 17:11:04 +0000 Charity Nebbe 10851 at http://iowapublicradio.org An Entomologist Thanksgiving