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Geary--Andrea L. (Center for Energy & Environmental Education--Staff)

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1 UNI to host local food events
Public Relations News Release 2012:51, p.1
9/7/2012 Farmer's market held in front of Maucker Union. The event was sponsored by UNI Green Project, Green Life, Buy Fresh Buy Local, UNI's CEEE, and UNI Sustainability.
2 Farm Crawl to be held in the Cedar Valley
Public Relations News Release 2012:35, p.1
8/29/2012 This is the second annual Farm Crawl to be held. Participants will learn how eleven local farmers grow and manager their farms. New this year are emus and popcorn. Will also showcase four local farms energy projects.
3 UNI Lifelong University announces fall 2012 courses
Public Relations News Release 2012:15, p.1
8/6/2012 "Why We Travel,Quilting, Linking the Local and the Global,Local Food Economy in the Cedar Valley,America, A Conflict of Cultures", and " The U.S. Home front During World War II" will taught this fall.
4 2012 local food directory now available
Public Relations News Release 2012:6, p.1
7/17/2012 Direcrtory contains information on where to purchase locally produced foods in Black Hawk and surrounding counties. A seasonal harves calendar and how to buy locally raised meat are included.
5 UNI to offer marketing and financial management workshop for returnign veterans and new farmers
Public Relations News Release 2011:332, p.1
6/27/2012 Goal of the workshop is to develop the business side of starting an entreprneurial diversified farm. Interest has been growing among returning veterans and others about entering agricultural fields.
6 First ever Farm Crawl to be held in the Cedar Valley
Public Relations News Release 2011:12, p.1
8/29/2011 The First Cedar Valley Farm Crawl will be hosted by the Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership. The crawl will show off ten local farmers and is open to all ages.
7 CEEE recruiting for project, hosting networking event.
Public Relations News Release 2010:223, p.1
2/15/2011 The CEEE is implementing a new urban- agriculture project and is recruiting potential growers. The CEEE will also host a networking event for local food growers and buyers interested in making connections with one another.
8 Three more Iowa schools to receive NIFFP support for farm-to-school lunch programs
Public Relations News Release 2010:16, p.1
8/20/2010 A recent grant from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture has allowed NIFFP staff to begin work with food service directors at Dike-New Hartford, Sumner, and Waverly-Shell Rock schools.
9 2010 guide to locally grown meats, fruits, vegetables now available
Public Relations News Release 2009:483, p.1
6/14/2010 The 2010 Buy Fresh Buy Local Food Guide is now available from Northern Iowa Food & Farm Partnership (NIFFP) at the University of Norther Iowa Center for Energy & Environmental Education.
10 From frozen to fresh: UNI to hold workshop for creating healthier school lunches
Public Relations News Release 2009:394, p.1
4/12/2010 The Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership workshop is called "'A' is for Asparagus, healthier school lunches for Iowa," to get fresh food on school lunch trays. The workshop will show how food service directors can serve healthy, fresh food to students.
11 Workshop to help link Iowa schools to healthy, local food sources
Public Relations News Release 2009:324, p.1
3/10/2010 School food-service directors play a crucial role in the health of Iowa's children, accoreding to Andrea Geary coordinator of the Northern Iowa Food & Farm Partnership. Bertrand Weberof Taher, Inc., will give the keynote address.
12 Buy Fresh, Buy Local campaign seeks new members Join by March 1 to gain full membership benefits
Public Relations News Release 2009:279, p.1
2/15/2010 The Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership (NIFFP) is accepting new members for the campaign to promote local food purchases in seven Iowa counties. Members can be farmers, grocers, institutions, restaurants, processors or other food-related businesses.
13 NIFFP takes leadership role in Midwest farm-to-school projects
Public Relations News Release 2009:237, p.1
1/26/2010 Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership (NIFFP) was appointed to a co-leadership position for the Midwest region of the National Farm to School Network (NFTSN). NIFFP is a program of the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
14 Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership to hold all Iowa dinner
Public Relations News Release 2009:145, p.1
11/2/2009 This year's dinner is hosted by Malcolm Price Lab School and will celebrate the Cedar Valley's accomplishments in the world of locally grown food. The Food and Farm Partnership promotes locally grown food. Speakers and topics are listed.
15 UNI's CEEE to host workshop on good agricultural practices
Public Relations News Release 2009:4, p.1
8/18/2009 This is an excellent opportunity for local food producers to learn directly from state leaders about safe measures for growing and selling healthy food. Two professors from Iowa State University will speak at the workshop, Sam Beattie, and Lester Wilson.
16 Second annual 'Taste Iowa!" food festival to take place, Aug. 29
Public Relations News Release 2008:619, p.1
8/5/2009 The second annual "Taste Iowa!" food festival will take place Saturday, Aug. 29 in Conrad. The exposition will feature local food producers, cooking demonstrations from an Iowa award winning chef, an all-Iowa barbeque cooking contest and food tasting.
17 2009 guide to locally grown meats, fruits, vegetables now available
Public Relations News Release 2008:579, p.1
6/17/2009 The directory features information about where to purchase locally grown meats, fruits and vegetables in Black Hawk and neighboring Iowa counties. It also lists grocers, restaurants and institutions that buy local foods.

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