Shop. Eat. Learn. Play. at this FREE event to celebrate the growing local food movement in North Iowa.
Come explore all of the exciting activities, including:
– The Market Place: Meet local food and farm businesses, and get a chance to buy local products before farmers markets open!
– Mini Workshops: Expand your knowledge of buying, using, and growing local food.
– Kid’s Edition: Let the kids explore where their food comes from in hands-on, educational activities
Marketplace vendors, concessions, and mini-workshop schedule to be announced in closer to the event!
Our 2021 event planning team is working on an event that will be a hybrid between online and in-person offerings for both shopping and the engaging activities.
Mini-Workshops will include topics such as:
“Stop – Don’t Pull the Weed!” with Journey Health Shop
Protecting Iowa Land for Healthy Food Farming with Sustainable Iowa Land Trust – SILT
How to Buy Local Meat with Lewrights Meats and Purple Ribbon Beef
“What is a CSA?” with North Iowa Fresh, LLC, Twisted River Farm, and The Thomas Farmstead
“Too Good To Waste” with Net ZRO Renewable Energy
Special thanks to our key planning partners: Ag Ventures Alliance, Cerro Gordo County ISU Extension and the North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corp.
Sponsored in part by AgVA Foundation, CL Tel, Clear Lake Bank & Trust Company, and Alpha Media – North Iowa.
As per Cerro Gordo Public Health recommendations, we will be following all current masking and social distance recommendations for large events and gatherings.