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Iowa Local Food Day is a celebration of Iowa farmers and local foods during National Farm to School Month. This annual event will bring together all sectors of Farm to School.  Unifying the state around the success our farms, children and our schools.


For Iowa Local Food Day, participating K-12 school districts in Iowa will be serving menus featuring Iowa local ingredients. To participate schools must serve at least 2 items (dishes for breakfast or lunch) with primarily locally sourced items.  This does include meat and dairy as well (excluding milk).  Participation can be 1 school or all schools within your district.

The core menu will  include a Iowa corn muffin and veggie bake for breakfast. Lunch will include a Pulled Pork Sandwich, Roasted Vegetables, Iowa Coleslaw, and Local Fresh fruit.