Value Added Agriculture

TrainingUpcoming Training for Market Managers Lettuce Grow Markets Training – March 30th, 2 – 4 pm                           Williamsburg Public LibraryFocus will be on the federal and state food assistance programs at farmers markets that benefit seniors, women, infants and children and community members who use the SNAP (Supplemental...

This project will develop a new business, Grass Run Farm Inc, to process, market and deliver grass-fed beef and hogs from three family farms that manage livestock using chemical-free, grass-based methods to reduce environmental impact. The business model has great significance in Northeast Iowa and other areas where thousands of acres of highly erodible land, once in pasture or CRP have been, or are, being converted to row crop. 100% grass-fed beef production is a low impact agriculture practice that can restore abused farm ground.