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Mr. Burrito sales climb with business development support

by Victor Oyervides, retail business specialist A collaboration between FFED and Community and Economic Development (CED) brought together the business development team of Steve Adams (CED), Duane Johnson (FFED), Kameron Middlebrooks (CED) and Victor Oyervides (CED & FFED), under the leadership of Brian Tapp (FFED). Immigrant entrepreneurs comprise one important group of clients for this … Continue reading Mr. Burrito sales climb with business development support

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Iowa Specialty Producers Conference is January 23-24 in Ankeny

Join us for the Iowa Specialty Producers Conference, Thursday and Friday, January 23-24, 2020, at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. For the first time, this event is a joint gathering of the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (IFVGA) and the Iowa Wine Growers Association (IWGA). Registration is now open! The conference will feature … Continue reading Iowa Specialty Producers Conference is January 23-24 in Ankeny

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5th Community Food Systems annual event is Jan. 9-10, 2020

Anyone engaged in food systems development nationwide is invited to attend the 5th Community Food Systems annual event, January 9-10, 2020. Registration is now open! The 2020 theme is “Food Entrepreneurship and Inclusive Partnerships.” If you are engaged in local food systems, we invite you to participate to enhance our collective involvement in this work. … Continue reading 5th Community Food Systems annual event is Jan. 9-10, 2020