“Eat Dubuque County!” Week Wrap Up

What a great week!  The Dubuque County area has some amazing foods and the quality of our family’s meals this week has been incredible. Take a look at some of our local eats: Wednesday Ray’s Breakfast- eggs, cinnamon roll, apples, and honey Local Items: eggs from Beckers Farm Fresh eggs, Dyersville, IA cinnamon roll- Anna … Continue reading “Eat Dubuque County!” Week Wrap Up

“Eat Dubuque County!” Day 6: Thursday

Today, Ray & I attended the Regional Food Systems Working group meeting in Nevada, IA.  It was a great opportunity for local food supporters from across the state to get together, share ideas, and learn more about our passion of working with local foods.  Our lunch today was catered by Robyn Anderson from “The Bistro … Continue reading “Eat Dubuque County!” Day 6: Thursday

Eat Dubuque County! Early Week Update

What a week! …and it’s already half way over!  Ray and I have enjoyed many different Dubuque County area food and drink the past four days, with three more days to go! Check out our meals below: Saturday Brittany’s Breakfast- blueberry muffin, Barb’s Garden & Pantry, Eldridge, IA Brittany’s Dinner-pizza Local Items: tomatoes from Alan … Continue reading Eat Dubuque County! Early Week Update

Take a Penny, Leave a Penny: Eating Local on a Budget

So…What is this going to cost me? This is one of the concerns I had when we first started talking about our Eat Dubuque County! challenge.  While I try to support our local farmers as much as I can, taking the plunge and doing a whole week of only local buying is somewhat intimidating budget-wise.  … Continue reading Take a Penny, Leave a Penny: Eating Local on a Budget