Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

variety of food and produce
April 27, 2017

Would you like to support local farms and businesses and get fresh, locally produced food and produce delivered weekly to one convenient location?  Iowa Food Hub provides this service to Northeast Iowa and, specifically, to us here in Chickasaw County!

100 Year Celebration logo
April 12, 2017

Help us kick off our 100 YEAR Celebration of Extension and Outreach in Chickasaw County next week during ISU Extension and Outreach Week! We have lots of great things planned...and if you participate in at least 4 out of the 7 events next week and get your card signed at each, we will put you in a drawing for something special!!

cup of coffee
April 11, 2017

Coffee and Donuts anyone?!!

April 5, 2017

Iowa’s economy has relied on agriculture for most of its history. As demand for local food rises statewide, an increasing number of Iowans are engaged in building and expanding the food systems that can meet that demand. They are participating along the entire food-chain spectrum, from beginning farmers, to established commodity farmers diversifying their production, to the distributors and aggregators helping farmers get their products to the ever-growing number of institutional buyers like grocery stores, restaurants, hospitals, and schools.

October 19, 2016

We have something for everyone this fall...come see what we have to offer!

Community and Business Resources for Chickasaw County

Data for Decision Makers

New Hampton Economic Development

 

 

US Census Bureau

 

TRAVEL IOWA

Program Builder

Program Builder is a web-based marketplace where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the quality of life in your community.

Schools in Chickasaw County:

 

 

Statewide Resources

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

  • Program Builder is a tool where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the quality of life in your community.

  • RECAP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Reports of recent and historical trends in the local retail trade sector by city.

  • Nonprofit Management Academies enhance the management skills of those serving nonprofit sector.

  • Helping the College of Engineering and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry.

  • The CVC facilitates networking among small and medium size rural communities, sponsors policy analyses, engages communities in dialogue, and fosters discussion among rural and urban interests.

  • Data on each county in Iowa including population demographics, education, retail sales, personal income, employment, occupation, housing, and family characteristics.

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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