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Submit workshop proposals for 2021 CFS Annual Event by Oct. 16

Mark your calendar for the next Community Food Systems Annual Event, to be offered virtually on Friday, February 12, 2021! Do you have project news or best practices to share? We are accepting workshop proposals through October 16. Find details and submission instructions here. This year’s event will focus on Retail and Leadership within Community … Continue reading Submit workshop proposals for 2021 CFS Annual Event by Oct. 16

Virtual food systems certifications offered online

These workshops are now fully enrolled. Please stay tuned for an announcement of our next virtual session. Our Food Systems Team has worked hard this summer to transition the Local Food Leader and Community Food Systems trainings and certifications to a virtual format. Beginning in September, these four popular professional development opportunities for food systems … Continue reading Virtual food systems certifications offered online

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Register by June 16 for virtual Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference

by Chelsea Krist, FFED farm to school coordinator We have more than 150 stakeholders already registered! The Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Coalition invites you to attend the first-ever, virtual Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference, planned for June 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. The virtual conference is free and … Continue reading Register by June 16 for virtual Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference

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May 19 webinar: “How to Take Your Business Online” with Square

Businesses across Iowa are moving their sales online in response to COVID-19 marketing limitations. Learn more about using the popular Square e-commerce platform on a free 90-minute webinar Tuesday, May 19, at 2 p.m. CDT: “How to Take Your Business Online.” Featured speaker is Martin Guerrero, e-commerce specialist with Square. Register here. You’ll receive connection instructions … Continue reading May 19 webinar: “How to Take Your Business Online” with Square