Where to Eat/Drink

Story City

Kaffe Geita—grab a yummy Panini, cup of soup, fruit smoothie or cup of Joe. They even have a drive thru if you’re on the go! East side of Story City, near I35

The Story City Locker—Take goodies home for the grill after a long day of shopping and touring. Red Granite Farm eggs are also available here year round. West side of Story City

Simply Mae’s Cafe -Comfort food at it’s finest!


The Vault -A quaint eatery in downtown Gilbert, in the old bank building. When in season, you’ll enjoy RGF fruits and veggies on the menu.


The Filling Station -On the south side of Ames. RGF eggs are delivered twice a week and used in many of their baked goods and egg salad sandwiches (to name a few)


Backcountry Winery– A short drive Northwest of RGF- check their Facebook page for their open days and times!

Where to Shop

Story City

The Tin Chandelier
Antiques Iowa

Urban Heirlooms

Creative Endeavors


Gravy Home Goods

DK Handmade

Handcrafted FCD


Lincoln View Farm– a wonderful hosta farm and vintage store just 8 miles south of RGF in rural Boone County

Old New and Things 2 Redo

Online Only Shop

Boone River Rusticks have vended many times at RGF for the CIJJ

What to See

Story City Antique Carousel—Story City

Reiman Gardens—Ames

Iowa Arboretum—rural Madrid