Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:00am to Friday, January 10, 2020 - 4:00pm

Save the date! The 5th Community Food Systems Annual Event is set for Thursday and Friday, January 9 and 10, 2020, at the West Des Moines Marriott. Two pre-conference workshops take place January 9: a Local Food Leader train-the-trainer, and a Business Model Canvas workshop.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:00am to Friday, January 24, 2020 - 4:00pm

Mark your calendar for January 23-24, 2020, for the Iowa Specialty Producers Conference! Join the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and the Iowa Wine Growers Association for two days of learning, networking, and fun. Registration opens in November; stay tuned for details.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires ‘At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.’ 

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The 22nd Annual Iowa Farmers Market Association Workshop will be held Saturday, February 8th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church located at 3010 52nd Street in Des Moines, Iowa.  Fro market managers, vendors and enthusiasts.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires ‘At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.’