Field to Family works to connect citizens in the food system, educate the public, and celebrate the local sustainable food economy.

SAVE THE DATE: Field to Family Annual Meeting December 13, 2014

Join Field to Family Board, Staff, volunteers and partners for the Annual Meeting.
The meeting will be held in Room A of the Iowa City Public Library located at 123 S. Linn St. Iowa City, IA, from 10 AM to Noon.

Join other Field to Family supporters to:

- Learn about our programs: Local Food Finder, Sustainable Food System Education (new!) & Farm to School

- Hear about our plans for our Annual Local Foods Festival

- Find out how you can get more involved in Field to Family

- Offer feedback on our 2015 Annual Work Plan

- Elect new board members

Please RSVP by responding to this email or drop us a line at: fieldtofamilyiowacity@gmail.com

The 2014 Field to Family Festival was a great success!

What happens when you take freshly picked homegrown produce, cultivated by local farmers & put it in the hands of expertly trained renowned area chefs? Why the 13th Annual Field to Family Festival of course!

The festival supports the work of Field to Family’s programs: Farm to School & Local Food Finder. Farm to School teaches students about food, agriculture and nutrition, connects schools with local farmers, and supports the local food economy. Local Food Finder is an online guide to connect consumers with local farmers and their products. All proceeds from the festival go directly towards these programs.

This year’s festival offered supporters the opportunity to taste local gourmet treats from top downtown Iowa City restaurants, meet local farmers, tour sustainable farms and gardens by bike, feast on this year’s harvest at a celebratory meal and support school gardens at the Iowa City Farmer’s Market Kid’s Day School Garden Booth!

Special thanks to all those who attended our events & supported local food! Thank you also to the sponsors of the 2014 Field to Family Festival: New Pioneer Food Co-op, Edible Iowa River Valley Magazine, Little Village, Share Restaurant, Hy-Vee, University of Iowa Community Credit Union, Blank & McCune, Hills Bank & Trust, Iowa Valley RC&D, & Practical Farmers of Iowa.

For more information and to learn about volunteer opportunities, contact us at fieldtofamilyiowacity@gmail.com

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