Category Archives: FoodCorps Iowa

Springing forward with early childhood education

Springing forward with early childhood education

by Kate Lower FoodCorps Iowa – Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative Service Member Excitement and energy revolve around early childhood educational settings. It’s the same energy you may feel from taking a bite of fresh citrus fruit or from the warmth of the sun. I walk into a Head Start classroom and receive smiles,… 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

Matthew 25 and FoodCorps Iowa: building food security in Cedar Rapids

Matthew 25 and FoodCorps Iowa: building food security in Cedar Rapids

by Leigh Adcock Our Local Foods Program team works closely with FoodCorps Iowa as host site supervisors, supporting service members working with K-12 students in food-insecure neighborhoods across Iowa. One great partnership has evolved in Cedar Rapids, Iowa’s second largest city,  where FoodCorps Iowa members have worked with the local non-profit Matthew 25 to operate… 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/