The Keeper of the Bees

Story by Jonathan Facio Photos by Jayde Vogeler   Ian McKenzie is many things; a runner, environmental science major, and a beekeeper. It all started after taking a class with professor Clint Meyer. “There was a lecture where we talked a lot about beekeeping and he mentioned that the Indianola Beekeeping Association puts out a class every winter,” he said. The class talked about the … Continue reading The Keeper of the Bees

Hidden Foods of Des Moines: Bubbly Tea House

Written by: Laura Wiersema It’s time to put down the coffee and pick up some tea. No, not the kind of tea your 80-year-old grandma drinks. There’s a new tea in town and there’s only one place to get it: Bubbly Tea House in Des Moines. Established in February 2017, Bubbly is located on University Avenue in the Drake Neighborhood and is the only place … Continue reading Hidden Foods of Des Moines: Bubbly Tea House

Hidden Foods of Des Moines: Palmer’s Deli and Market

Written by: Laura Wiersema Looking to get the most bang for your buck at lunchtime? Look no further than Palmer’s Deli & Market. With five locations in the Des Moines area, they’re never far away. In 1990, a year after opening their first location in Urbandale, Palmer’s introduced their best deal, The Box Lunch. For the price of a sandwich (about $7) + $3.50, you … Continue reading Hidden Foods of Des Moines: Palmer’s Deli and Market