New online training for food processors covers food safety, sanitation, preparation

Food processors in Iowa are essential to increase the quantity and diversity of food in their areas. They also offer employment opportunities for members of their communities. However, to be successful, they must pay attention to food safety, sanitation and preparation. A new online training program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will help … Continue reading New online training for food processors covers food safety, sanitation, preparation

Next virtual Local Food Leader certification begins Oct. 1

The COVID-19 pandemic emphasized the importance of resilient local food systems. Our nationally recognized Local Food Leader professional development certification course is now available virtually.  This certification includes cohort workshops hosted through Zoom and online curricula through Moodle. The fall 2021 online workshop begins on October 1 and ends Feb. 1, 2022; registration closes September … Continue reading Next virtual Local Food Leader certification begins Oct. 1