Tools

Find relevant reports, presentations, contacts and other resources to support your local food system.

Are you a local food coordinator, city planner or any other food system practitioner? This page is for you.

Global Greens, West Des Moines, IA, 2014.
Global Greens, West Des Moines, IA, 2014.

Are you a farmer wanting to get involved in the local food movement? Do you have questions about production or marketing practices? Are you a beginning farmer looking for information?

Want to learn more about how to become an active participant in the local food movement as a consumer? Are you looking for ways to connect with farmers and/or your community around these issues?

How can you help organize and promote the development of a local food system in your community? How can communities support local food systems?

If you have the privilege of helping children and young people develop their passion for growing and eating healthy, locally grown foods, you’ll appreciate these curriculum resources!

Do you work for Iowa State University Extension or are interested in connecting and learning about local foods work within Extension?

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/