Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Leopold Center Document Iowa Local Food and Farm Plan

January 2011

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

This study provided an overview of local food efforts in Iowa since 1995 and looked at the challenges and implications for increased local food production. It offers 34 recommendations that would boost the local food economy in Iowa, including creation of a state-level local food and farm program, education and training, potential funding sources and policy needs.

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