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Feed Greater Des Moines

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Join us for the 8th Annual Feed Greater Des Moines Conference. Come learn from top hunger fighting and local food organizations in Greater Des Moines about how they are combining efforts to make a difference. Choose 2 workshops to attend, and learn how you can volunteer, donate, and advocate for positive change.

Learn more here: www.eventbrite.com/e/8th-annual-feed-greater-des-moines

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Home Gardener and Local Foods Conference

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
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Join us in Sioux City on March 6 for the Home Gardener and Local Foods Conference!


Keynote speakers Jan Riggenbach and Courtney Long will present on growing healthy food in your own yard, as food security is a concern for many Iowans. Jan Riggenbach will present "Cheap and Charming Urban Farming" at 1:00 pm and Courtney Long will present "Planning and Developing Community Food Systems Projects" at 2:30 pm.

 

A panel of local experts follows the keynote speakers from 4:00-5:00 pm talking about gardening successes, and is open for Q & A. Dinner including locally grown ingredients follows that from 5:00-6:00 pm, with a Master Gardener Recognition Ceremony at the end of dinner from 5:45-6:00 pm. The last part of the conference is the final webcast of the Growing Together Series: Growing and Harvesting Vegetables from 6:00-8:00 pm.

 

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Feed Greater Des Moines (Des Moines)

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
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Join us for the 10th Annual Feed Greater Des Moines Conference. This year's conference will focus on intersections; the intersection of refugee services and local food production and the intersection of housing and food insecurity. Attend workshops to learn how you can volunteer, donate and advocate for positive change. 

Fee: $15-$30

Learn more here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/10th-annual-feed-greater-des-moines-conference-tickets-51027714267

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Farm to School Conference (Ankeny)

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
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Registration is now open for the Iowa Farm to School Conference 2018, set for June 28-30 in Ankeny. The goal of the conference is to support and inspire those interested in or already implementing farm to school and farm to early care and education all around the state by covering a variety of topics. The keynote speaker is Andrea Northup of the USDA’s Farm to School program. Sponsored by the Iowa Farm to School Network. Learn more and register at this link: www.extension.iastate.edu/localfoods/iowa-farm-to-school-conference-2018.

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Homegrown - Local Responses to Food Insecurity (Storm Lake)

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
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Tour of Eden Gardens, Homegrown Responses to Food Insecurity, Free sampling of local produce, Visit to Local Garden projects and Farmer’s Market, and enjoy the Taste of Storm Lake at Chautauqua Park: Farm to Fork Food Truck with show to follow - Mary Swander’s Farm to Folk Tales with local storytellers and Singer/Songwriter Ann Zimmerman - Tickets for full day’s events: $10 (includes Taste of Storm Lake meal) Tickets for Taste of Storm Lake meal: $7 Story tellers and Concert at Chautauqua Park: free and open to the public https://www.extension.iastate.edu/calendar/ShowEventDetail.asp?programID=298679&sessionID=372187

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