Category Archives: RFSWG

Local Foods Program wins SARE grant to support Iowa’s local food coordinators

Local Foods Program wins SARE grant to support Iowa’s local food coordinators

by Mica Magtoto Local Foods Program Intern We all know that Iowa’s local food coordinators (LFCs) do a great job of building coalitions across the state. However, a recent survey by the Local Foods Program evaluation team found that LFCs and other local food systems practitioners face many challenges, including lack of¬†training in strategic planning,… Read More

RSVP now for the Local Food Leader Training and RFSWG meeting Feb. 15-16

RSVP now for the Local Food Leader Training and RFSWG meeting Feb. 15-16

by Lynn Heuss and Courtney Long All local foods practitioners in Iowa are encouraged to attend upcoming trainings offered by the Local Foods Program: Local Food Leaders Training and the next Regional Food Systems Working Group quarterly meeting (RFSWG). These two events are happening back-to-back on February 15 and 16 at Reiman Gardens in Ames,… 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/