Answering the call for support from Iowa’s beginning local food coordinators with a new mentorship program

Answering the call for support from Iowa’s beginning local food coordinators with a new mentorship program

by Caitlin Szymanski Program Assistant Over the last year, I have found one frustrating aspects of my campus-based position to be that I am not always able to provide local food practitioners around Iowa with the support that they need to be able to thrive in their positions. Although I can provide resources and connections… Read More

Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm: Serving the community through agriculture

Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm: Serving the community through agriculture

by Leigh Adcock Communications Specialist The Dominican Sisters community at the Sinsinawa Mound Center has been serving its neighbors in northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin through agriculture since its founding in the 1840s. A new project, the Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm, is underway on 12 of the congregation’s 450 acres, as an incubator to help… Read More

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Local Foods Program
Curtiss Hall, Ames, IA 50011
localfoods@iastate.edu; 515-294-3086
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/ag/