Category Archives: Youth

Five local foods projects are springing to life in Cass County!

Five local foods projects are springing to life in Cass County!

by Courtney Long Design Fellow, ISU Design Lab Community Food Systems Program Coordinator Over the last two years, a coalition of community leaders in Cass County in southwest Iowa has been partnering with our Community Food Systems Program. Last winter, we worked together to determine five priority projects for their Food Systems Action Coalition to… Read More

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

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/