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Guiding farmers to legal resilience

by Connie Hardy, program coordinator FFED staff members Kendra Meyers, Emily Coll and I recently attended a workshop entitled “Guiding Farmers to Legal Resilience.” A Duluth-based organization called Farm Commons sponsored the workshop. Their mission is to help farmers understand the legal ins and outs of business structures, and matters involving land, liability and insurance … Continue reading Guiding farmers to legal resilience

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Ames preschool celebrates Iowa Local Food Day

by Teresa Wiemerslage, field specialist, and Emily Paull, administrative specialist October 11 marked Iowa’s second statewide Local Food Day. This year schools across the state served more than 20 different locally grown fruits and vegetables, cheese, yogurt, grains, eggs and beef, pork and turkey.  Fifty school districts registered at IowaLocalFoodDay.org and committed to serving at … Continue reading Ames preschool celebrates Iowa Local Food Day