Join a conversation about developing strategies for local food systems that are both geographically and economically accessible.
Healthy Harvest of North Iowa’s mission is to connect and educate in support of the local food system. Jan Libbey, Exec. Dir., will share the many strategies that are under way around North Iowa to support local food system development and the new conversations emerging around food access for folks on tight food budgets.
Tahmyrah Lytle, Office Manager, First Church, United Church of Christ, Mason City will highlight how members of the church identified food projects as a priority. Specific details about the Mobile Trailer and Food Bunkers will be shared.
Sarah Enke, of Community Health Center of Mason City (To be confirmed), will unpack the situation and challenges of buying and eating local and healthy diets for consumers on limited budgets, highlighting strategies the Community Health Center is starting to implement to help lower income families and individuals eat healthy diets.