Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2016: $74,742.00
Projected End Date: 04/02/2019
Grant Recipient: Iowa State University
Region: North Central
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Local Foods Program received funds from the North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Professional Development Program (NC SARE PDP) in 2016. Program staff used the funds to pilot a two-year local food systems coordinator* peer mentorship project (2017-2018). This overview highlights the background and structure of the pilot, and presents the best practices and resources developed.
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This product is associated with the project "Building capacity of agricultural educators to grow sustainable food systems in Iowa"