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Food systems trainings coming up in four states

Interested in local food systems development? These upcoming workshops are for you! Each location is offering both Local Food Leader and Community Food Systems trainings, facilitated by our Community Food Systems team. August 14-16, Ames, Iowa. (Registration is closed.) September 4-6, Massachusetts. Register here. September 11-13, Nebraska. Register here. September 25-27, Oregon. (Registration is closed.) … Continue reading Food systems trainings coming up in four states

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Building capacity with Iowa’s local food coordinators

by Leigh Adcock, communications specialist It’s a job title that didn’t exist a decade ago. Now Iowa’s local food coordinators play a unique and crucial role in the development of robust local food systems statewide. Right now, about 10 coordinators serve 75 of Iowa’s 99 counties. Some work for extension. Others report to local governments … Continue reading Building capacity with Iowa’s local food coordinators