GALENA, ILLINOIS (May 10, 2024) — Corkless in Galena, Summer of 2024’s exclusive wine event celebrating Illinois’ family and local owned wineries, will be held Saturday, June 22, 12-6PM, at Depot Park, 91 Bouthillier St, Galena. Spend an afternoon sipping handmade wines of five Illinois wineries. Taste fabulous food from regional food trucks. Listen to world-class live music while visiting with local artists showcasing incredible handmade creations.

CLIVE, IOWA (April 29, 2024) — Tickets are on sale for the second annual BBQ & Brew at the Ballpark. The event takes place on Saturday, June 22, at Principal Park in Des Moines, 2-7PM. Organized by the Iowa Pork Producers Association and the Iowa Cubs, this fun afternoon for the whole family includes a Backyard BBQ Competition featuring contestants from all over the state, contending for more than $10,000 in prize money.

CLIVE, IOWA (April 18, 2024) — The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) invites Iowans to nominate their favorite restaurant for the 22nd annual Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Contest. This highly-anticipated event allows the public to help decide which establishment serves up the most delectable breaded pork tenderloin sandwich in the state.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 9, 2024) — One of the Quad Cities' most authentic Mexican restaurants will host an open house and meet-and-greet on April 13, 12-3PM, at their Rock Island restaurant, located at 3850 Blackhawk Road Rock Island, Illinois 61201. The eight-year-old restaurant, founded by Roly Gerardo and his wife Martha in 2015, relocated from Moline to the current Rock Island location in 2022, after serving the Quad Cities in Moline for seven years.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (April 1, 2024) — A Texas-style barbecue restaurant in Muscatine is where you’ll find the best pulled-pork in Iowa, according to voters in a recent social-media contest sponsored by the 

CLIVE, IOWA (March 22, 2024) — If backyard barbecuing is your thing, prove it!

CLIVE, IOWA (March 12, 2024) — With March Madness kicking off next week for the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball teams, the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) has launched its own bracket challenge: 

CLIVE, IOWA (March 1, 2024) — March Madness is almost here for college basketball fans, and that means it’s time for Pulled Pork Madness for Iowans who love delicious pulled-pork sandwiches. The Iowa Pork Producers Association is accepting nominations for the restaurant that serves up Iowa’s best pulled-pork sandwich. The annual contest started Friday morning.

CLIVE, IOWA (February 27, 2024) — The men and women involved in Iowa’s pork industry are both enthusiastic and dedicated to the work they do to promote pork and pig production in the state, as well as providing leadership to their county organizations. That’s why the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) tips its hat each year to these local leaders.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 1, 2024) — Everyone has a Valentine this year — at Happy Joe’s Pizza and Ice Cream!