We ALL think Hannah is a big deal!

We ALL think Hannah is a big deal!

by Leigh Adcock Communications Specialist The Local Foods Program staff was honored to nominate our amazing intern, Hannah Fisher, for 2017 ISU Student Employee of the Year. Hannah was among 93 students nominated by various departments all over campus who were honored with a ceremony on Feb. 13 in the Great Hall of Memorial Union.… Read More

Feeding our hearts

Feeding our hearts

My name is Taylor Sickles. I grew up in Iowa and now am a FoodCorps Iowa service member in Linn County, working with Linn County Extension and Outreach. Food is one of my passions, especially food that not only tastes good but is also good for you. As I’m growing in my knowledge of the… Read More

Iowa communities examine their strengths and challenges in building local food systems

Iowa communities examine their strengths and challenges in building local food systems

by Leigh Adcock Communications Specialist As demand for locally grown foods continues to rise, more Iowans are taking a look at the factors that affect the creation of expansion of local food systems in their communities. As the name implies, a local food system encompasses many factors, including producers, markets, nutritional education, institutional buyers such… Read More

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Local Foods
Curtiss Hall, Ames, IA 50011
localfoods@iastate.edu
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/ag/