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NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 3d ago

Summertime Salsa

July’s Harvest of the Month was either Sweet Corn or Herbs, and we decided to use both by making an Iowa Sweet Corn Summertime Salsa!  It was a hit for the kids, they loved making it as much...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 3d ago

Family Fun Night at Head Start in Oelwein

Last March, a family fun night was held in Oelwein for all Head Start, Child Development and Early Head Start families to participate in. There were centers set up for large motor activities...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1w ago

This new GUIDE could make your lesson planning easier!

I am pleased to share with you ‘A Guide to Using The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool to Support Farm-to-ECE Models’ developed by Dr. Kelly Etter from The Policy Equity Group.     NE Iowa ...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1W ago

Curly Green Things

As a child I helped my grandmother in the garden but I never took it upon myself to plant something on my own – That was, until I had to. October of 2016 is a time that I will always … Conti...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 2W ago

Weekly Bits – July 7

Sprout Scouts is a program created by FoodCorps aimed at helping elementary students learn what healthy food is, fall in love with it, and eat it everyday. Central hosted three sessions for ...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 2W ago

WalkNEIA – June 2017 Update

At WalkNEIowa.org, our mission is to get Northeast Iowans walking! Our new website was created as a tool to create connection, provide resources, and tell stories. We’ve been working with ou...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 2W ago

New Local Food Mentorship Program

Guest post by by Caitlin Szymanski, Program Assistant, ISU Extension Local Foods Team   Over the last year, I have found one frustrating aspects of my campus-based position to be that I am n...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 3W ago

Sprout Scouts!

Last week, we led a 3 day summer camp called Sprout Scouts!!   Sprout Scouts is a program created by FoodCorps. They say, “Sprout Scouts is a kids club for elementary aged students aimed at ...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 3W ago

WW Homestead Dairy Hosts the NEIA Food and Farm Network

WW Homestead Dairy Hosts the NEIA Food and Farm Network   The June 11 gathering of the Northeast Iowa Food and Farm Network drew a crowd of 13 farmers and food businesses to WW Homestead Dai...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 3W ago

Weekly Bits – June 23

At the Allamakee 4-H Bike Daycamp, the campers learned about bike safety and did the 11-mile loop on the Trout Run Trail in Decorah.   FOOD SYSTEMS – Teresa Wiemerslage & Kayla Koether If yo...