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Old 02-24-2008, 12:51 PM   #1
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Hi. I'm a cook from Iowa City, IA who's interested in everything connected with food, from the farmer to food politics to the simple meals of my kitchen. I've tried to find cooking clubs in my area but haven't been successful. If anyone could give me advice about getting into contact with people in my area who are interested in food I'd appreciate it. I'm excited to get started in this online community.


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Old 02-24-2008, 12:55 PM   #2
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My advice is to start asking on a local level. Call upscale kitchen stores to see if they know of any dinner clubs. Ask people who shop at these types of stores.


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Old 02-24-2008, 12:58 PM   #3
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Old 02-24-2008, 01:19 PM   #4
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Welcome to DC! Good luck on your quest! Iowa City - is the University there or no. Thinking that might be a good place to find like minded folks.
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:10 PM   #5
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Hi and welcome to DC. It's nice to have you here with us. I know you will have a good time.
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:19 PM   #6
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Welcome to DC, enjoy a great site !
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:25 PM   #7
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Welcome! I'm in Cedar Rapids, just up the interstate from you! I haven't heard of any type of clubs around here. Check with Kirkwood!!
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Old 02-24-2008, 08:32 PM   #8
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Welcome to DC. Good luck on your quest
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Old 02-24-2008, 09:35 PM   #9
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Hi from Council Bluffs. I know over in Omaha there is a Whole Foods Market that has cooking expos. Lots of fun. Quite a drive, but could be fun for a weekend.
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Old 02-24-2008, 09:59 PM   #10
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Hello and welcome to DC! There are tons of people on here from Iowa already, start connecting with them and go from there!

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