Northern Iowa Food & Farm Partnership

Local Government & Local Food

Local Government & Local Food was a 2009 workshop on expanding local food commerce. Download presentations from the workshop that share first-hand experiences in local food planning. 

Local Economic Development

Local food commerce as an engine for local economic development
(Professor Dave Swenson, ISU  Economics)


Schools and City Parks & Recreation Leading on Local Food Production

Des Moines Parks & Recreation (Teva Dawson)


Putting It All Together: Planning for Local Food

Iowa Valley RC&D (Jason Grimm)


Local Government & Local Food workshop sponsors included: Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Northern Iowa Food & Farm Partnership, and University of Northern Iowa.