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NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1d ago

FFI Bits – Nov 10

What a Month! Northeast Iowa schools and early childhood sites really know how to celebrate National Farm to School Month!   FOOD SYSTEMS – Teresa Wiemerslage & Kayla Koether ANNUAL REPORT R...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 3d ago

Harnessing the Harvest

It is harvest season here at Allamakee and boy do we have a bounty! In clearing the garden beds for a winter planting, we harvested beautiful beets and krafty kohlrabi to be used by the Wauk...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 4d ago

New General Manager at Food Hub

Phil Jahnke Sauer has been promoted to General Manager at the Iowa Food Hub. Phil joined IFH in 2016 as the sales and warehouse manager.   Phil has a background in grocery retail management ...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1w ago

Specialty Crop Grants Announced

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Thursday announced that eleven projects in Iowa have been selected to receive grant funding to help enhance the competitiveness of spe...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1w ago

Grants Available to Help Teach Agriculture

Could you use some additional funding for your classroom? Have you wanted to make learning real and relevant by incorporating agriculture into your lessons, but need a little help?   Then co...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1W ago

F2ECE Growing in Iowa

NE Iowa FFI Early Childhood is pleased to announce the spread of the implementation of the ‘Together We Grow Healthy Kids” curriculum within the state of Iowa. There are now 32 early childho...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1W ago

F2ECE at West Side Enjoying Mac and TREES?

Shanna Putnam Dibble, Elementary Learner Advocate in the Decorah Community School District shared what the children at West Side Child Development Center in Decorah did last monthwith the NE...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 2W ago

HSI Award Applications Open

On February 15, the Healthiest State will hold the premier annual event for Iowans leading efforts to transform the culture of health and well-being at Hy-Vee’s Ron Pearson Center.   Since o...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 2W ago

Farms achieve food safety certification

Ten farms and the Iowa Food Hub achieved USDA GAP certification in 2017 through the cooperative efforts of the Iowa GroupGAP Network.   GroupGAP is a USDA farm food safety program that provi...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 2W ago

A Walking College Fellow Walks Past Cancer

Ann Mansfield of Decorah, Iowa was diagnosed in March with stage 2 breast cancer. She quickly began treatment that included surgery, chemotherapy, antibody infusions and radiation. But this ...