The 'Back to Business Iowa' podcast by ISU Extension and Outreach features the Shop Where I Live initiative.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, farms and food businesses are stepping up to meet the demand for local food products. Many farmers markets are moving to online sales and virtual options to continue to support customers and vendors. The Farm, Food and Enterprise Development program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has resources to help Iowa’s small farms, food systems and business enterprises.
Registration is open for the virtual version of this year's Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference.
As the state begins to reopen, the Iowa Retail Initiative has been compiling information to help retailers make the transition to providing customer service in the age of social/physical distancing. The initiative is part of the Community and Economic Development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Appanoose and Henry counties will be the first communities in Iowa to experience the virtual delivery of Leading Communities, the place-based community leadership program offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development.
Make sure your business is taking full advantage of online marketing and sales, with information from this webinar, sponsored by ISU Extension and Outreach and Iowa Small Business Development Centers.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff will present the first virtual Grant Writing 101 workshop to representatives of nonprofits, local government, schools and other organizations in Madison County on May 21.
To respond to these challenging times, ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development temporarily has shifted its quarterly newsletter, Community Matters, to a shorter format delivered monthly.
Follow these business-related podcasts and webinars to learn more about re-opening in Iowa.
The Iowa League of Cities and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development have developed a pandemic checklist to help local governments through response and recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic.