Courtney Long

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Courtney Long, with Iowa State University, received a 2016 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award for the “Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit” program. Long was named second runner-up in this competition that recognizes outstanding efforts by state and local MarketMaker programs around the country.

By: Courtney Long

An Iowa State University student worked with ISU Extension and Outreach to  create an interactive scavenger hunt for a summer “County Fair” event at Old MacDonald’s Farm in Cedar Rapids to help residents learn about agriculture and health.

By: Courtney Long

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community Food Systems program will hold the fourth annual Community Food Systems Event Jan. 12, 2018, at the Iowa State University Alumni Center, Ames. The daylong event will highlight best practices across all areas of community food systems from around the region.

By: Courtney Long

The fourth annual Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community Food Systems Program event will be held in Des Moines on March 29, providing an opportunity for anyone engaged in local food systems development to network and learn from national voices.

By: Courtney Long

Registration is now open for two food systems trainings offered free in August. Food systems practitioners such as local food coordinators, food policy council members and others can take these certifications at no charge, thanks to a grant from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Resource Center located at Iowa State University.

By: Courtney Long and Emily Paull

Working with food means working with people, and as communities, schools and organizations look to grow their food programs, they can count on the resources of the Food Systems Team with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

By: Courtney Long

Anyone working in food systems development nationwide is invited to submit a proposal for a presentation or poster for the Community Food Systems annual event, Jan. 9-10, 2020.

By: Courtney Long