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IPTV Presents a New Season of Iowa Ingredient Fridays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.

Johnston, IA - Season 3 of IPTV's Iowa Ingredient premieres April 4 at 6:30 p.m. The season will feature sizzling new episodes exploring fresh ingredients grown in Iowa, the passionate farmers who produce them and the creative chefs who cook with them.

Host Charity Nebbe explores beets, eggs, Maytag Blue Cheese, peppers, squash, tomatoes, trout, walnuts and strawberries this season. Iowa Ingredient features talented chefs who use local ingredients to create delicious recipes.

Nebbe said, "I think for me the best part of Iowa Ingredient is seeing people who are doing really innovative things with food. The local food movement is a few years old, but it's still small. We're at the beginning of something that's going to be really big, and we are featuring the pioneers who are passionate about growing something different in Iowa, and making sure the food gets to consumers when it's fresh, flavorful and beautiful."

Iowa Ingredient Senior Producer Deb Herbold said, "The people we're talking with are often young families who are in this for the long haul. It's really amazing seeing the both the new and experienced growers, farmers and chefs evolving into this new kind of producer and taking some real chances to make Iowa a pioneer in this initiative."

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For more information, please contact Kristen Gray at (515) 725-9703 or

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Iowa Public Television is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting network celebrating 45 years in 2014. IPTV provides quality, noncommercial programming to make a difference in the lives of Iowans. As one of the last locally controlled media enterprises in the state, IPTV is committed to telling Iowa's stories like no one else can. Our mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans enables IPTV to present an unequaled array of programs of lasting value to Iowans regardless of where they live or what they can afford. More than 2 million viewers a month turn to IPTV for programming that reflects a range of interests for Iowans in all demographic categories. Iowa Public Television offers three programming channels statewide: IPTV, IPTV LEARNS, and IPTV WORLD. Iowa Public Television stations include: Channel 11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24, Mason City; Channel 27, Hawarden; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport; Channel 36, Red Oak. Information on programming channels, reception, and more can be found at

Kristen Gray




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