Articles related to Local Foods

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 10:19

As a human scientist, Christine Hradek is making healthy choices easier for families with low incomes by partnering with the ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardener Program to put more fruits and vegetables into the food pantry system.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 10:40

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Master Gardener program awarded 25 grants totaling $20,000 to projects across the state of Iowa aimed at increasing access to healthy foods for families experiencing poverty.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 14:15

The federal Food and Drug Administration awarded Iowa State a three-year, $950,000 grant to establish the new North Central Regional Center for Food Safety Training, which will provide guidance to food processors and growers in 11 Midwestern states.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 14:26

A new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication discusses all aspects of potato production, beginning with choosing the correct type of potato to grow and including size of seed potatoes, spacing, fertility, pest management and post-harvest management.

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 12:10

With the importance of partnerships in mind, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Local Foods team has created a series of four publications designed to help organizations measure their coalition development efforts.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 14:41

Members of the food industry who want to be trained in the Food Safety system under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act should consider attending the three-day training course on basic preventive controls.

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 09:15

Meetings postponed in February due to weather have been rescheduled, giving Iowa local foods leaders a pair of opportunities to meet together in March when Iowa State University Extension and Outreach hosts two events in Ames.

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 15:14

Interested in hunting and selling morel mushrooms in Iowa? If so, plan to take this three-hour class in March or April from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and be certified to sell morel mushrooms legally within the state of Iowa.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 14:19

Techniques of proper planting and termination, advantages and challenges of specific crops and cover crop species are discussed in a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.