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Talk of Iowa is the place for Iowans to interact with and learn from each other. Together we delve into culture, history, art, and literature. We want you to come away connected to our culture and what it means to live in Iowa.

Most Recent Episodes

Harvesting And Preserving Herbs

Host Charity Nebbe speaks with horticulture specialists about herbs and answers questions about gardens and trees.

Black History Is American History: Teaching Black History In K-12 Classrooms

Teaching Black history has always been important, but recent attention on the killings of Black Americans by police and the resulting protests have put a newfound focus on how Black history is taught and included in K-12 classrooms.

Black History Is American History: Teaching Black History In K-12 Classrooms

New Book Explores The Power Of Longstanding Friendships

If you're lucky, the opening text of Aminatou So and Ann Friedman's new book might sound familiar to you."BIG FRIENDSHIP is a bond of great strength, force and significance that transcends life phases, geography and emotional shifts. It is large in dimension, affecting most aspects of each person's life. It is full of meaning and resonance."

New Book Explores The Power Of Longstanding Friendships

So You Want To Be A Journalist? Here's How To Get Started

It's never too early to get into journalism.

So You Want To Be A Journalist? Here's How To Get Started

An Iowan's Long Battle With COVID-19

Charity Nebbe speaks with a Nora Boerner on her battle with COVID-19

Help Your Garden Beat The Heat With These Watering Tricks

Mother Nature can be pretty inconsistent in her watering strategy, so sometimes she needs a little help.

Help Your Garden Beat The Heat With These Watering Tricks

Iowa Universities Prepare Return To Campus

Colleges and universities around the world are working on ways to safely bring students back to campus. During this episode of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe speaks with students, infectious disease specialists and a professor who decided to take all of his classes online.

Iowa Universities Prepare Return To Campus

A Road Trip Through Iowa Summers

Take a road trip through Iowa history.

Dip Your Toes Into Classical Music By Starting Small

On this episode of Talk of Iowa, we're taking a deep dive into the history and modern role of classical music.

Dip Your Toes Into Classical Music By Starting Small

What's In Store For Your 2020 Growing Season

Every growing season brings a unique set of insects, diseases and challenges for gardeners, homeowners and farmers.

What's In Store For Your 2020 Growing Season

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