The DonnaLonna Kitchen, a radio show on KHOI 89.1 FM in Ames, won international recognition for programming that promotes world-wide understanding of food, nutrition, and agriculture. It was awarded a place among 41 radio productions from around the world, to be featured by a project sponsored by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in cooperation with the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC). It is be one of two programs chosen to represent the United States.
The DonnaLonna Kitchen’s winning radio production is called “Carrot King and Jello”. It features an interview with Gary Guthrie, a farmer well known in Central Iowa for his tasty carrots. Guthrie’s farm, Growing Harmony Farm, is located south of Nevada, Iowa. The winning show also explores the wide world of jello.