Local Food

  • Updated: 03/27/2019 5:27 pm CDT

    The City of Carbondale, IL produced this tool to address new planning challenges that come with different population ages and their choices for transportation, including a focus on the movement of pedestrians. It addresses accommodating walkers and bicylists and ways to foster their method of transportation, coupled with a mindful eye on supporting access to healthy foods.

  • Updated: 03/27/2019 5:35 pm CDT

    The toolkit includes planning and regulatory tools focused on growing options for physical activity and access to local, healthy foods; in particular, tools for local officials who make land development decisions in small and rural Connecticut towns. This toolkit is designed to support the EHHD region towns, as well as any other small, rural towns, in these efforts.

  • Updated: 02/13/2019 9:26 pm CST

    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.

  • Updated: 12/24/2015 1:13 am CST

    Field to Family promotes the connection between families and local food and farmers in the Iowa City and Cider Rapids.

  • Updated: 05/30/2016 8:14 am CDT

    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: 05/06/2019 3:43 pm CDT

    The NIFF Coalition was the first pilot community selected by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture's Regional Food System Working Group (2006)

  • Updated: 12/22/2015 1:52 am CST

    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

    Practical Farmers of Iowa established in 1985 and is a farmer-led nonprofit organization.