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ISU Community Food Systems 2021 Annual Event makes the most of virtual format

by Bre Miller, program assistant The seventh annual Community Food Systems Event took place on February 12, 2021. This conference brings together food systems practitioners for networking, sharing resources and learning about food systems projects and efforts occurring across the nation. Due to the unique circumstances of COVID, we hosted this year’s event virtually for … Continue reading ISU Community Food Systems 2021 Annual Event makes the most of virtual format

Local Food Day

2020 Local Food Day succeeds despite pandemic

by Teresa Wiemerslage, FFED field specialist Schools, universities and early care sites served locally sourced foods during the week of October 14, 2020, persisting despite the pandemic. Here are some highlights from the third annual Iowa Local Food Day: 61 school districts, early care sites and universities registered to participate and pledged to serve at … Continue reading 2020 Local Food Day succeeds despite pandemic

Great Plains Growers Conference is Feb. 12-13 online

It’s conference season! Here’s another great learning opportunity for Midwest farmers. Reprinted from ISU Extension and Outreach News. The Great Plains Growers Conference is an educational opportunity for commercial fruit, vegetable, cut flower and honey bee producers from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and other Midwest states. Participants have access to research-based information, from both vegetable research … Continue reading Great Plains Growers Conference is Feb. 12-13 online