Local and regional food systems development can be a tool to help solve some of the nation’s most pressing challenges, including economic and community development, obesity prevention, family farm preservation, food security, and environmental protection. Continue reading
Macie Weigand recently completed her FEEST internship. Here are her thoughts about the year.
One of the first things we learned when we started the Food and Fitness Initiative and its model of community engagement, was the phrase, “Are the right people on the bus?” Continue reading
Guest post by Becky Rea, K-12 Program Coordinator, ISU Extension and Outreach
RAGBRAI XLV came to Waukon and students were prepared! Upper Explorerland partnered with the Ride Right Committee and ISU Extension and Outreach to bring the bike rodeo to East and West Elementary and Waterville’s Kids Club. Continue reading
Applications are now being accepted for 2017-2018 AmeriCorps members serving with the Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities and the Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative. Join a team of passionate folks serving area schools in order to integrate healthy living into school culture through modeling and education. They are seeking a position to serve the New Hampton Community School District. Continue reading