Farm to Table Task Force Makes Recommendations to Iowa Legislature

A diverse group of local food experts from across the state submitted a set of recommendations to the Iowa Legislature that are intended to improve the farm to table supply chain.  The Farm to Table Task Force commissioned during the 2021 state legislative session and led by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship … Continue reading Farm to Table Task Force Makes Recommendations to Iowa Legislature

New online training for food processors covers food safety, sanitation, preparation

Food processors in Iowa are essential to increase the quantity and diversity of food in their areas. They also offer employment opportunities for members of their communities. However, to be successful, they must pay attention to food safety, sanitation and preparation. A new online training program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will help … Continue reading New online training for food processors covers food safety, sanitation, preparation

Statewide farm to table task force announced; first meeting Monday, Sept. 27

by Courtney Long, FFED food systems team lead. Released Sept. 21, 2021, by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Vice President John Lawrence recently announced members appointed to the Farm to Table Task Force. During the 2021 Iowa legislative session, the … Continue reading Statewide farm to table task force announced; first meeting Monday, Sept. 27