Last year, our family was honored with Heritage Farm recognition for the family farm near Chelsea, Iowa. The state’s Heritage and Century Farm program offers a wonderful opportunity to research the past while celebrating the present and looking forward to the future of Iowa’s family farms. A June 1 deadline was announced today for this […]
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If you’re in the Iowa City area, you still have a chance to meet local farmers who operate Community Supported Agriculture farms during a CSA Fair this Thursday, Feb. 26, at the University of Iowa College of Public Health Building. Find more information about that event here and in the meantime, the Leopold Center for […]
In speaking with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey last week, he mentioned that his favorite day of the year happens during the Iowa State Fair. That’s when Northey has the honor of recognizing Iowa farms that have been in families for generations as part of the Century and Heritage Farm program.