Articles related to Local Foods

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 11:05

Nutrition, health, food security and local foods awareness are components of plans created by Rising Star Interns for a 2016 summer program.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 16:05

The Iowa State University Department of Horticulture will be hosting an open house to provide information and stimulate discussion about hop production in the state of Iowa.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 09:06

The local foods field day is a boots on the ground event with tours and presentations from five organizations and producers involved in the eastern Iowa local food system.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 09:42

The Iowa State University Department of Horticulture is offering a workshop on fruit spraying June 28 in Ames. The in-depth course will provide producers with information on sprayer designs, nozzle selection and sprayer calibration, which will help improve pesticide use in their orchards or vineyards.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 14:13

Field days provide opportunity for gardeners to learn about year’s garden themes - donating produce to food banks and planting for pollinators. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 13:57

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach food safety specialists will be providing free agricultural water food safety testing for up to 100 hobby gardeners and very small fruit and vegetable producers in Iowa for an upcoming ISU Extension and Outreach research project.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 13:29

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach food safety specialists need Iowans' help in acquiring samples of aronia berry jam and jelly for an upcoming ISU Extension and Outreach research project.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:55

The Iowa State University Department of Horticulture will be hosting a pair of open houses to provide information and stimulate discussion about hop production in Iowa.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 09:03

Growing hops is critically important to producing beer, the primary product made from the crop. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fruit Specialist Diana Cochran is authoring a series of publications that will provide information on all different aspects of hop production, beginning with "Hop Production 101: Site selection and planting."