Eat Fresh Southeast Iowa Coalition

We are a coalition of regional food producers and community partners who are committed to the development of local food opportunities in southeast Iowa.

Mission: Support the development of a local food economy that positively impacts local farmers, consumers and businesses through education, collaboration and economic development.

Click here for more information about how you can get involved with community gardens or volunteering with local foods events in southeast Iowa.

Coalition Members:

Morgan Hoenig - Local Foods, Des Monies County Extension

Rebecca Luers - Community Development, Des Moines County Extension

Jake Tanumihardjo - Community Coordinator, Great River Health Systems

Kelly Carr - Healthy Henry County Communities

Emily Biddenstatt - Lee County Health Department

Vicki Larson - USDA Rural Development

Alan Mehaffy - Food Service Director, Burlington Schools

Patty Steiner - Health & Wellness, Des Moines County Extension

Jennifer Larson - Our Yesterday Farm

Christa Poggemiller - Des Moines County Public Health

Steve Frevert - Greater Burlington Partnership

Tobin Krell - Homestead 1839

Mollie Krell - Homestead 1839



Check out Eat Fresh Southeast Iowa on social media to keep up with local foods in your County.

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