Popcorn, Art, Micro-brewing, and Collaboration


A round-up of the past week's news of Ames and surrounding communities, by Dennis Hart, from the pages of the Ames Tribune
KHOI reporters speak with experts on all things popcorn and its flavors at holiday time. Susan Franzen interviews Dan Haynes of Kettle Korn & Caramel Corn at the North Grand Mall Farmers Market. Maggie Westvold speaks at length with popcorn expert Ken Ziegler, former Coordinator and Manager of the Iowa State Corn Yield Test and former Developer and Manager of the Popcorn Breeding Program at Iowa State University.They discuss how popcorn is developed, researched and even go through some recipes. 

Carolyn Myers and Anne Kinzel, from the Ames Progressive Alliance, talk with Lyndsay Nissen and Elliot Thompson about how they created and run Reliable Street Art Center and Alluvial Brewing Company and the vision of bringing more community collaboration to Ames, that is behind these enterprises.


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Originally broadcast 12/22/2017
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