Creating Change in the Food System: The Role of Regional Food Networks in Iowa


March 31, 2012 - Author: & Corry Bregendahl

Creating Change in the Food System is authored by Rich Pirog of CRFS and Corry Bregendahl of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. This report details the growth and achievements of the Regional Food Systems Working Group in Iowa since 2003. The policy, funding, and capacity gains facilitated by that group’s collaborative work are a valuable model of the power of networks and relationship-building.


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Michigan Food Hub Learning and Innovation Network


Rich Pirog

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