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New FFED farmer-buyer video stars Dubuque Eats Well

by Courtney Long, program coordinator, Food Systems Team Eastern Iowa nonprofit Dubuque Eats Well participated in our Community Food Systems program from 2015-2018. We worked together on projects including institutional procurement, edible landscapes, incubator farm development and Double-Up Food Bucks programming. We are excited to share a brief video that captures some of the amazing partners … Continue reading New FFED farmer-buyer video stars Dubuque Eats Well

Man with watermelon.

Iowa Food Hub gets new truck with support from community foundation

by Molly Moser, Communications Coordinator, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque It takes a village to feed a community, and that’s been especially true in 2020. As schools, daycares and Allamakee County communities continue to face impacts from the coronavirus pandemic, the Iowa Food Hub keeps working to connect schoolchildren with fresh food from local farmers. … Continue reading Iowa Food Hub gets new truck with support from community foundation

Woman and man in garden.

Cass County groups pull together for food security during pandemic

by Leigh Adcock, Communications Specialist  The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted some of the fundamental gaps in the US food system—especially for food-insecure people. But it has also prompted community groups to get creative about filling those gaps. In Cass County in southwest Iowa, residents have pooled ideas and resources to keep people fed—even providing them … Continue reading Cass County groups pull together for food security during pandemic