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About Feed Iowa First

Dedicated to combating food insecurity by growing food and farmers. Feed Iowa First grows high-quality, locally-grown produce and delivers it to those in need. We also offer opportunities for beginning farmers.


Follow the natural cycle—from seed to table, through planting, growth and harvest—discover how you can combat food insecurity in Iowa by helping Feed Iowa First raise food and farmers.



Video clip is from Terra Firma, a documentary film by Anthony-Masterson Productions.



“I CAN’T SOLVE THIS PROBLEM IN ALL OF IOWA UNTIL WE SOLVE THIS PROBLEM IN LINN COUNTY FIRST. WE HAVE ALMOST 26,000 PEOPLE THAT GO TO BED HUNGRY.”

SONIA KENDRICK

“UNDOUBTEDLY, FEED IOWA FIRST HAS PROVIDED FOR AN ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD.”  

Martin Dwyer, Mission of Hope

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1 in 8 adults...

and 1 in 6 children go to bed hungry every night.

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90%

The percentage of food in Iowa that is imported, which makes the cost of food directly related to the cost of fuel.

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1,500 miles

The average distance that food travels to get to an Iowan’s plate.

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70% by 2050

The percentage of food production increase needed in order to feed the projected population of nine billion people.

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