Detail of city map of Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

Mapping your food system

by Kaley Hohenshell, program coordinator The FFED and Community and Economic Development programs recently launched Mapping 101. It’s an online curriculum teaching the importance of using maps for decision-making. Project funds came from the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center (AgMRC). Currently 30 people from nine states are enrolled in the pilot. Course goals include: new skills … Continue reading Mapping your food system

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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. (Registration is closed.) September 11-13, Nebraska. Register here. September 25-27, Oregon. (Registration is … Continue reading Food systems trainings coming up in four states