2017 Farm and Food Lobby Day

 

2017 Farm Food Lobby Day graphic (slide)

The 2017 Iowa Legislative Session is underway, and you are invited to join IFU members and farm & food advocates from across the state for the Iowa Farmers Union’s 2017 Farm & Food Lobby Day!

WHO: IFU members and Iowa farm & food advocates

WHEN:  Thursday, February 2, 2017

10:00AM  Meet at the State Historical Building (600 E Locust Street, Des Moines) for orientation, legislative updates, and lunch

1:00PM  Gather in the 2nd Floor Rotunda of the State Capitol (1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines) to begin meetings with your legislators

WHAT: Speak out for policies that support Iowa’s family farmers, gain grassroots advocacy experience, and build relationships with your state legislators

LUNCH: Lunch will be provided for participants (please be sure to RSVP)

DRESS: Business casual

BRING (optional): cameras/phone, pencil, notepad, and business cards

PARKING: There is a public parking ramp across from the State Historical Building at the corner of Grand Ave and Pennsylvania Ave. For more parking options, see the Capitol Complex Parking Map at: http://das.iowa.gov/images/pdf/capitol_parking.pdf.

RSVP: You can register for 2017 Farm & Food Lobby Day here.

IFU ADVOCACY FUND RECEPTION

following Farm & Food Lobby Day

4:00 – 6:30PM at HoQ (303 E 5th St, Des Moines)

Special guest Farm & Food File columnist Alan Guebert

Please join us following Farm & Food Lobby Day for a special reception at HoQ restaurant to benefit the IFU Advocacy Fund. The reception includes locally-sourced food and wine and a chance to hear from our friend, farm & food writer Alan Guebert.

This event is a fundraiser for the IFU Advocacy Fund. Donations will be accepted at the door; all proceeds will be used to support IFU’s grassroots advocacy efforts on behalf of family farmers throughout the year.

Suggested donation: $75

PLEASE RSVP FOR THE RECEPTION WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR LOBBY DAY

QUESTIONS? Email us at info@iowafarmersunion.org or call Deborah Bunka at (515) 451-8492.

Iowa Farmers Union
PO Box 1883 Ames, IA 50010-1883
info@iowafarmersunion.org