Regional Food Sytems Working Group of Iowa

RFSWG map December 2013

The Regional Food System Working Group of Iowa maximizes the potential for community-based, economically sustainable, and environmentally and socially responsible food enterprises by supporting education, conducting research, and facilitating partnerships.


  • Economic Impact Evaluation - Year 2 Data Collection Begins The RFSWG is opening Year 2 of it's data collection on the economic impacts of the RFSWG and local foods in Iowa. To participate contact your regional coordinator for ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2014, 4:08 PM by Lynn Heuss
  • NEW REPORT SHOWS HOW LOCAL FOOD HELPS IOWA’S ECONOMY AMES, Iowa -- A new report from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture shows that institutional purchases of local food added nearly $9 million to the Iowa economy in 2012. What ...
    Posted Nov 11, 2013, 11:57 AM by Lynn Heuss
  • State of the Food Hub - Survey Results National Good Food Network shared the findings of a recent survey on food hubs. Find the report under Resources & Files. Food hubs are viable business!
    Posted Sep 20, 2013, 9:16 AM by Lynn Heuss
  • Summer Meeting registration Register for the summer meeting of the RFSWG by visiting rfswgsummer2013.eventbrite.comSee you there!
    Posted Sep 20, 2013, 9:12 AM by Lynn Heuss
  • Summer Meeting Agenda We are excited to bring an energetic day of local foods information to you on August 7th. Join us for the debut of our data collection project report, hear from ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2013, 12:13 PM by Lynn Heuss
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