Farm to Early Childhood Grant Awards

Northeast Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative is pleased to announce 19 Early Childhood Mini-Grant Awards to local Preschool Schools. These $200 mini awards will be used to support Farm to Early Education in the classroom.The awards will be used in a variety of ways to connect preschool age children to where their food comes from and introducing healthy eating habits. Continue reading

FFI Bits – January 2019

On December 13, students from the Walking School Bus (WSB) program participated in the 2nd Annual “Walking School Bus Kindness Project.” Each student contributed an item for the trail mix or holiday cards that they made together after school. The group then delivered the cards and trail mix to local volunteers and public servants around the community. In true WSB style, ALL deliveries were made on foot. Continue reading