School of Urban and Regional PlanningThe University of IowaGraduate College

Local Food

  • Updated: 05/30/2016 8:14 am CDT
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    The Growing Food Connections aims to promote food security and foster sustainable agriculture by building the capacity of local government to improve community food systems for farmers and community residents.

  • Updated: 12/24/2015 1:13 am CST
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    Field to Family promotes the connection between families and local food and farmers in the Iowa City and Cider Rapids.

  • Updated: 12/22/2015 1:52 am CST
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    The Northeast Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative works on developing places for people have access to healthy, locally grown foods and promoting more opportunities for physical activity for the places.

  • Updated: 12/17/2015 10:29 am CST
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    Practical Farmers of Iowa established in 1985 and is a farmer-led nonprofit organization.

  • Updated: 09/24/2015 9:50 am CDT
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    GROWN Locally is a cooperative of small, local farms in Northeast Iowa dedicated to providing fresh, high quality foods to local food service institutions.

  • Updated: 09/24/2015 9:49 am CDT
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    Links to examples of farmer's markets in Iowa - The Freight House Farmer's Market in Davenport, Iowa and the Downtown Farmer's Market in Des Moines, Iowa.