This project continued the convening of the Regional Food Systems Working Group (RFSWG) while developing best practices of members and leaders of the steering committee and setting the stage for further activities.
What could be done to sustain and measure the impact of a vital Iowa network for local food system development?
The network continues under the leadership of the Iowa Food and Farm Plan Initiative and documented its economic impact in two consecutive year surveys. Results published as 2012 Economic Impacts of Iowa’s Regional Food Systems Working Group and 2013 Economic Impacts of Iowa’s Regional Food Systems Working Group.
Jessica Burtt Fogarty
Andrea Geary, Detra Dettman, Jason Grimm, Melvin Houser, Laura Kuennen, Jan Libbey, Brenda Ranum, Teresa Wiemerslage
Year of Grant Completion
Burtt Fogarty, Jessica and Geary, Andrea, "Convening the Regional Food Systems Working Group (RFSWG)" (2014). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 465.