shopping local http://iowapublicradio.org en What's Happening at Iowa Farmers' Markets http://iowapublicradio.org/post/whats-happening-iowa-farmers-markets <p>Many farmers' markets in Iowa have grown over the last couple decades. &nbsp;Host Charity Nebbe&nbsp;talks with market directors from around the state to hear about why that has happened. &nbsp;She hears from Director of the Downtown Farmers' Market in Des Moines Kelly Foss, Cedar Falls&nbsp;Farmers' Market Master Joe Bohr, and Washington Farmers' Market Master Bob Shepherd. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 19:54:36 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Ben Stanton 21958 at http://iowapublicradio.org What's Happening at Iowa Farmers' Markets Shopping Local for the Holidays http://iowapublicradio.org/post/shopping-local-holidays <p>In these days of one-click shopping, the idea of local shopping may, as nice as it sounds, be a little overwhelming. On today's Talk of Iowa, we’ll talk about buying locally grown foods for the holiday table and buying the gifts on your list from Iowa merchants. We’ll also look at the economics of buying close to home.</p><p></p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:43:37 +0000 Charity Nebbe 10983 at http://iowapublicradio.org Shopping Local for the Holidays