Sarah Kielly

Spotlight on Sarah Kielly, Buchanan County Food Work Team

What do you do as a local food coordinator? Because of my funding partners (the Independence Community School District, the City of Independence, the Buchanan County Health Center, and Buchanan County Extension and Outreach), I work in many areas. I manage the Independence Farmers Market, recruiting vendors, planning events, and everything in between. I also … Continue reading Spotlight on Sarah Kielly, Buchanan County Food Work Team

CFS annual event feature

Register now for Community Food Systems Annual Event

Our 2019 Community Food Systems Program annual event is scheduled for Friday, March 29, in Des Moines, Iowa — and registration is now open! The goal of the Community Food Systems Program annual event is to engage, support, and inspire individuals from all areas of Iowa’s food system in conversation about community food systems. You’ll … Continue reading Register now for Community Food Systems Annual Event

Marie Boyd

Spotlight on Marie Boyd, Healthy Harvest of North Iowa

Our local food coordinator spotlight this month is on Marie Boyd, special project manager for Healthy Harvest of North Iowa. What do you do as a local food coordinator? I like to say that we function as connectors between local businesses, organizations, and consumers in north Iowa. My role typically involves leading programing at farmers … Continue reading Spotlight on Marie Boyd, Healthy Harvest of North Iowa