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Part Two of this toolkit series raises key questions to consider while forming your business or organization. Descriptions of nonprofit, for-profit and cooperative models will help you determine which legal structure is most suitable for your organization. A checklist for forming a new business or organization in Iowa is included. Resources and practical helps in this publication will help take your idea from concept to reality.
Iowa Local Food Organizational Toolkit: Structure, Management and Finance
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Leopold Center, Food Nutrition and Health, Local Foods
Agribusiness | Agriculture
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Lyons, Savanna M. and Topaloff, Alice, "Iowa Local Food Organizational Toolkit—Part 2: Organizational Structure" (2015). Extension and Outreach Publications. 28.