Articles related to Food, Nutrition and Health

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 09:27

“Iowa Food Marketing Regulations: A Guide for Small-Scale Producers” offers an overview of various licenses required for selling food in Iowa and state regulations that govern those sales, which are based on type of food, where it is sold, how it is processed, scale of operation and type of customer.

Monday, August 20, 2012 - 14:31

Attend the Taste of Southern Iowa on Sept. 18 in Chariton to get a taste of the wide variety of foods produced in Iowa. Begin the evening with the 5 p.m. social hour, visit with vendors and take part in the buffet dinner from 6 to 8 p.m.

Friday, August 17, 2012 - 09:09

Youth from across Iowa showcased their culinary skill this past weekend at the Iowa State Fair in the “Cook This!” culinary challenge from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development.

Monday, August 6, 2012 - 15:56

Fair goers looking for healthier alternatives at the Iowa State Fair, or who want to track their calories and activity to balance their day, can turn to a new app available for the iPhone and as a mobile website.

Friday, August 3, 2012 - 10:33

The Iowa State Fair, Aug. 9-19, is packed with rides, food vendors, entertainment, exhibits and other attractions. In addition, find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 10:07

Farm-to-Fork tours are part of a series of events in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Local Food Road Show aimed at connecting people to locally grown food and flavors in Northwest Iowa. Upcoming tours include Sioux City, Aug. 19, and Storm Lake, Aug. 26.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 14:19

Bike-N-Bite is a local food-centered community bicycling event celebrating local food in Siouxland. The event will take place Saturday, Aug. 4, beginning at the Sioux City Farmers Market at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 13:49

Registered dietitians have a new source for continuing education on safe food preservation. Preserve the Taste of Summer, a research-based program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has been approved for up to 20 continuing education units from the Commission of Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 12:17

Feeding the soil through composting so it can feed food sources is the focus of the Virtual Eco Family Conference, “Compost 101: Food for the Food,” on June 7. The virtual workshop concentrates on composting basics for indoors and outdoors.