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Spotlight on Margaret Murphy and Flavors of Northwest Iowa

Our local food coordinator spotlight this month is on Margaret Murphy, who serves as ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County horticulture educator and regional food coordinator for four counties in northwest Iowa. She also coordinates Master Gardeners and youth gardening programs in the area. And together with Katelyn Brinkerhoff and Sherry McGill in Woodbury County … Continue reading Spotlight on Margaret Murphy and Flavors of Northwest Iowa

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Farm marketing webinar Oct. 25 with Lucie Amundsen of Locally Laid

by Leigh Adcock, Communications Specialist Join us for a free farm marketing webinar on Thursday, October 25, from 3 to 4:30 CST. Our presenter will be Lucie Amundsen. Click here to register. Lucie is a writer, marketer, and reluctant farmer. She and her husband co-own Locally Laid Egg Company, a farm that provides pasture-raised eggs … Continue reading Farm marketing webinar Oct. 25 with Lucie Amundsen of Locally Laid

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Iowa school food service directors visit Minneapolis Public Schools

by Leigh Adcock, Communications Specialist When it comes to farm to school, Minneapolis Public Schools have got it going on. That’s why a group of nine Iowa school food service directors and staff recently hit I-35 north for a tour of some Twin Cities sites. Local Foods Program staffers Lynn Heuss, Chelsea Krist, and I … Continue reading Iowa school food service directors visit Minneapolis Public Schools