Welcome to Buy Fresh Buy Local Iowa!

Find Your Chapter!

Find your local chapter on the map and you're on your way to finding fresh, local food!

No chapter near you? Contact Buy Fresh Buy Local Iowa and help get one started today.

Photo: Annie's Gardens and Greens;
credit Teresa Wiemerslage.

Join Buy Fresh Buy Local Today!

As a member of a Buy Fresh Buy Local Iowa Chapter, you make your business easier for customers to find and understand. Local foods directories, farm tours, local foods meals and more are all ways that chapters work together to better connect farmers, markets, restaurants and consumers. Contact your local BFBL Iowa chapter to learn more about membership!  


Want to see more local foods in your local grocery store? Do you think that school kitchens should buy from local farms? Are you concerned about where food at your local care center comes from? Become a BFBL Iowa Supporter to be part of the network that connects farmers and consumers and sees to it that local foods are part of important conversations.

Joining BFBL as a supporter is easy - call or email the contact listed on your chapter's page to find out how to join your chapter!

Photo: Seed Savers Exchange; credit Joanna Hamilton.

Why Buy Local Food?

Local food...
  • Tastes better
  • Helps the local economy
  • Is healthier
  • Is safer
  • Supports family farms
  • Is better for the environment

Photo: One Step at a Time Gardens;
credit Joanna Hamilton.