Carter Oswood to lead Feed Iowa First

Carter Oswood to lead Feed Iowa First

The Feed Iowa First Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Carter Oswood has joined the Feed Iowa First team as Executive Director. “Carter brings a deep passion for the Feed Iowa First mission to combat food insecurity by growing food and farmers; great...
2019 Growing Season Wrap-Up: 20,000 pounds

2019 Growing Season Wrap-Up: 20,000 pounds

20,011.5 pounds of produce, to be exact! Thank you to all of our volunteers, growing partners, distribution partners, advocates, and farmer friends for helping us with a community effort to bring fresh, beautiful chemical-free produce to our neighbors in need. 2019...
Welcome Logan, our new AmeriCorps VISTA

Welcome Logan, our new AmeriCorps VISTA

Logan joined our team in August 2019 as the new VISTA Farm Coordinator. He says, “I knew I wanted to continue on with AmeriCorps service after my first six months serving as logistics coordinator for the Green Iowa AmeriCorps branch helping people in Cedar...
September Harvest Update

September Harvest Update

We are happy to report that at this point in our 2019 growing season, Feed Iowa First has harvested 8,466 pounds of fresh, healthy produce! After May, June, and July, our total poundage of produce was around 2,750 pounds. In August we harvested a whopping 5,715...