A group of north Iowa urban women who faced numerous life challenges learned about self-sufficiency through their joint efforts of planning, planting, growing and harvesting produce from a community garden.
How can opportunities be provided to learn economic self-reliance through access to land and gardening and skill development?
A project in north Iowa showed how various groups worked together to help offer these opportunities to women, immigrants and new and transitioning growers.
Year of Grant Completion
Enshayan, Kamyar, "Local food in every pot: Growing farmers in northeastern Iowa through public and private partnerships" (2014). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 457.