Sheldon, Iowa — Iowa State University Extension is holding a “Northwest Iowa Food Summit” at Northwest Iowa Community College on Thursday (1/21). Extension specialist Laura Kuennen is the coordinator of the regional food network, “Flavors of Northwest Iowa”.
She says one of the highlights of the program will be a speaker from the Drake University Agricultural Law Center.
Kuennen tells us how the Extension Service became involved in what’s being called a “food network”.
She says the network is for local food producers and consumers and provides producer education, consumer information, and support of healthy food partnerships.
The summit is free and open to the public. It’s Thursday, January 31st from 10 AM to 2:30 PM in Building A, Room 116/119 at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon.