Articles related to Local Foods

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 15:34

Four new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach online classes give vendors and farmers' market managers good agricultural practices for safe food production and handling specific to farmers' markets, with a focus on specialty foods.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:24

Iowa State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has general information about avian influenza and factsheets on keeping your birds healthy.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:37

A new publication providing information on suitable tomato varieties for commercial field and high tunnel production in Iowa is now available at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Online Store. Home gardeners also will find the variety descriptions helpful.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 12:05

The half-day workshop,“Combating the Spotted Winged Drosophila Fruit Fly," will be offered April 20 in Iowa City and April 27 in Clarion.

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 11:10

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating the land-grant mission of putting the university’s research and resources to work throughout the state of Iowa.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 09:25

This grant workshop is intended to raise awareness of Agricultural Marketing System grant opportunities and increase participation from those involved in farmers' markets and local foods.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 15:53

Fish producers can stay current on the areas of fish health, feeding practices, water quality and water treatment by referring to the standard operating procedures for aquaculture outlined in new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publications.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 14:06

The final session of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners winter webinar series on how to support local food systems will be held Thursday, March 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at county extension offices.

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.