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About Iowa Ingredient

Explore the farms, restaurants, and ingredients that make Iowa food uniquely Iowan. Host Charity Nebbe takes viewers on a journey to discover flavorful Iowa ingredients. From apples to spinach to rhubarb and herbs, each episode features a single Iowa ingredient and treats viewers to a spectacular trip from the farm to the table. Explore where these delectable ingredients are grown in Iowa, learn more about some talented chefs who use local ingredients, and join Charity in the kitchen to savor some delicious recipes.

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Charity Nebbe (Host)

Charity Nebbe is the host of Iowa Public Television's Iowa Ingredient program. Charity grew up in rural Iowa just outside of Cedar Falls. She began her career in public radio in Ames, Iowa and spent ten years at Michigan Radio in Ann Arbor. In 2010 Charity returned to Iowa and is now the host of Iowa Public Radio’s Talk of Iowa. She brings her love of Iowa, her admiration for fresh, tasty ingredients and her engaging art of conversation to Iowa Ingredient.