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Starting the Blueprints for the Year

Posted in: Iowa City, Project Ideas, update ♦ Tuesday, February 7th, 2012, 3:48 pm ♦ No Comments

This past year has been a slow one for the {roots} crew. We had high hopes for Reclaiming Roots, but quite honestly, life took over. This year however, we're looking to make an imprint on the communities of Iowa City. We're in the midst of planning the years events, both big and small, and want t [...]

We need your help!

Posted in: 2011, Coralville, Iowa City, Project Ideas ♦ Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011, 3:55 pm ♦ 1 Comment

We want to be able to turn to you, the {roots} community, for ideas and inspiration on what you think we can do to get people out of their homes and spending time together? What are the needs of our communities? What do you see that needs to be done, not just to make our surroundings more beautif [...]

Save The Date!

Posted in: Iowa City, project ♦ Monday, July 19th, 2010, 11:31 am ♦ No Comments

Saturday, October 9 in the Miller-Orchard Neighborhood, we'll be a part of some more community building. We're really excited for this event, so stay tuned for details ... we'll have them soon. (don't worry, the Hawks have a bye that week.) [...]

Miller-Orchard Community Garden Follow-Up

Posted in: Community Garden, Iowa City, Project.7 ♦ Monday, May 10th, 2010, 1:46 pm ♦ No Comments

Thank you so much to all of the volunteers that came out to help the Miller-Orchard Community get land ready for a garden! We had around 30 volunteers show up that took roughly a ton of trash and three large loads and two small loads of branches and brush out to make room for the garden. We were [...]

Sen. Grassley Talks at UI

Posted in: health care, Iowa City ♦ Monday, March 8th, 2010, 10:21 pm ♦ No Comments

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley was in Iowa City to talk health care.

“Everyone agrees something has to be done,” Grassley said in a lecture hall at UI’s Medical Education Research Facility. “However, Congress has spent a year writing bills that would make a bad situation worse.[...]