Railroad Bill’s food truck opens season May 1

Railroad Bill's food truck is set for its first outing of the year on Wednesday, May 1, at the Iowa State Capitol Complex for the Mobile Food Vendor Kick-off Jamboree.

The food truck will feature a rotating weekly menu of classics from Railroad Bill's Dining Car and specials unique to the food truck. This week's menu highlights include Railroad Bill's favorite Avocado Toast and Vegan, Vegetarian and Meat Eater Egg Rolls that are special to the truck. 

The truck will be at the Capitol again on May 2, where you can find us for lunch most weekdays. On May 3, we'll do lunch at Mediacom offices (3737 Westown Pkwy) in West Des Moines. See you out there!

Raccoon Forks Farms newsletter – May 1, 2019

Dear Friends of Raccoon Forks Farms –

We hope this email finds you well! Our hearts are with everyone who's coping with flooding, and we hope that you and your loved ones are all okay. Fingers crossed for kinder weather to come!

We're lucky that neither of our farms is flood-prone, and we're progressing as usual with spring planting. When we last wrote to you, it was just starting to get warmer, and wild plants were just starting to get a little bit green around the edges. But now – we’re into a really great time of year! Spring has sprung, and we’re going full speed getting plants and seeds into our fields. The cold-hardy, early season vegetables are in – broccoli, cabbages, peas, fennel, spinach, beets, and so forth. The potatoes and onions are planted, too, and the garlic, which we planted last fall, is coming up!

Cabbages, broccoli, and spinach

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