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About Feed Iowa First

Dedicated to confronting food insecurity today and tomorrow by growing food and farmers, Feed Iowa First raises wholesome, top-quality, fresh food and delivers it to those in need. We also offer opportunities for beginning farmers to get started.


Follow the natural cycle—from seed to table, through planting, growth, and harvest—and 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

Stories

Listen to our partners share how Feed Iowa First has impacted them.

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

Martin Dwyer, Mission of Hope

Partners

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1 in 8 adults...

and 1 in 5 children go to bed hungry every night.

02

90%

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

03

1,700 miles

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

04

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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