Local Foods

This one day conference will be take place on Thursday, February 9th, and will provide a great opportunity for those of you that are interested in maximizing the economic benefits of Farmers Market in your community. Northeast Iowa RC&D, NICC, The Depot Outlet, and the Northeast Iowa Tourism...

Northeast Iowa RC&D has developed culinary passports for the River Bluffs Scenic Byway, Driftless Area Scenic Byway, Grant Wood Scenic Byway and Delaware Crossing Scenic Byway! These passports will help you "Eat Your Way Along the Byways" by guiding you to experience unique dishes and...

Northeast Iowa RC&D recently completed the Northeast Iowa Local Food Expansion Plan. This plan includes goals and recommendations for organizations and individuals interested in expanding various aspects of the local food system to create a healthier and more vibrant local food based economy in Northeast...

The RC&D began a partnership in 2001 with Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, the Coulee Region Organic Producers Pool (CROPP) in LaFarge, Wisconsin, and various dairy and beef producers from NE Iowa and SW Wisconsin. The partnership focused on researching CLA, a unique fatty...