Articles related to Local Foods

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 15:06

Iowans have a resource to help them connect to local food producers in their area. The directory, Iowa CSA Farms: 2015 Statewide List of CSA Farms and Organizers Serving Iowa, is available from ISU Extension and Outreach and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 09:59

Learn how to support local food systems during two webinars Feb. 12 and March 12 from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 09:38

Iowa MarketReady, a new program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Value Added Agriculture Program, offers farmers the support and education to succeed in both local retail and wholesale markets.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:39

Vegetable crop producers will learn about cover crops, soil fertility and insects in vegetable cropping systems during  the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop Monday, Feb. 16 at Cedar Valley Produce Auction warehouse, Elma.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:10

Growing quality transplants is the topic of a day-long Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Valders Hall 379 on the Luther College campus in Decorah, Iowa.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 16:31

Registration is open for six Good Agricultural Practice workshops that will be offered this spring by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 15:30

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will explore how Master Gardeners support local food systems during a winter webinar series.

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 14:15

“High Tunnel: Beyond the Basics” will be offered at the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association’s annual conference on Jan. 29. The half-day workshop will focus on tools and equipment that measure the environment for making smarter, more informed decisions when managing summertime plant stress.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 15:54

When Laura Elsinger of Guttenberg, Iowa, was considering a career change to organic agriculture last summer, an announcement for an Iowa State University online course claimed her attention. So she decided to participate in the course, “Transitioning to Organic Agriculture.”