Events Calendar

Plate to Politics Workshop

Hosted by Women, Food & Agriculture Network

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Gravitate, 206 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA

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IFU LEARNING SERIES: Cooperating to Grow Your Farm

Webinar I – The Basics of Cooperation: Getting Started with Cooperative Principles

Monday, March 20, 2017

Discussion Leaders: Dr. Keri Jacobs, Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Economics Professor, Iowa State University; LaVon Griffieon, Griffieon Family Farm, Ankeny, IA

Webinar II – Cooperative Opportunities and Challenges: How to Make Your Cooperative a Success

Monday, March 27, 2017

Discussion Leaders: Bill Stevenson, Director of Cooperative Development, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Cooperative Development Center; Tom Frantzen, Frantzen Farm, New Hampton, IA

In-Person Workshop – How Cooperation Works: Real Lessons of Cooperative Success Stories

Monday, April 3 – Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Ave, Ames, IA

Tuesday April 4 – Coralville Public Library, 1401 5th St, Coralville, IA

Discussion Leaders: Sarah Lloyd, Special Projects Coordinator, Wisconsin Farmers Union; John Flory, Latino Economic Development Center, Minneapolis, MN

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Environmental Lobby Day & REAP Lobby Day

Hosted by the Iowa Environmental Council, the Iowa REAP Alliance, and the Iowa Water & Land Legacy Coalition

Wednesday, March 29, 2017  8:30AM-1:00PM

Iowa State Capitol, Des Moines

Join IFU and our fellow IEC members and IWiLL coalition partners at the State Capitol to urge legislators to take action on clean water, conservation, and renewable energy

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IWiLL Capitol Day

Hosted by the Iowa Water & Land Legacy Coalition

Tuesday, April 4, 2017  Iowa State Capitol, Des Moines

Join IFU and our IWiLL coalition partners at the State Capitol to urge legislators to take action on clean water and support the Natural Resources Trust Fund

Transportation is available if you are traveling to the event from outside of central Iowa

RSVP by contacting us at info@iowafarmersunion.org or contact Debbie at (515) 451-8492

For more information about upcoming events, please 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