Category Archives: Iowa Farmers Union

2009 QC Earth Charter Summit – Local Foods

2009 QC Earth Charter SummitBuilding a Local Foods Movement By Caroline Vernon You’re invited to attend! The 2009 Quad Cities Earth Charter Summit“Building a Local Foods Movement”Saturday, September 26, 2009, 9am-3pmAugustana College – Wallenberg HallLocal Food is the theme of … Continue reading

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Mindfully Green in 2009 and Beyond

Happy New Year progressive family! I wanted to share with you all the details of the upcoming Inaugural Ball here in the Quad Cities at the Davenport River Center on January 20th… but that will have to be the subject … Continue reading

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Time for IFU Convention!

Time for IFU Convention! By IFU Speakers to Include NFU President Tom Buis, Iowa Secretary of Ag Bill Northey, Kellogg Fellow Angie Tagtow It's convention time again! It's your chance to write policy for 2008-2009, learn from interesting speakers, visit … Continue reading

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Discover “The Wonder Under Us” at Practical Farmers of Iowa’s Summer Camp

Discover “The Wonder Under Us” at Practical Farmers of Iowa’s Summer Camp By the IFURegistration is now open for Practical Farmer of Iowa’s 2008 Youth Leadership and Summer Camp Program, “The Wonder Under Us.” If you like exploring Iowa’s wild … Continue reading

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Lobby Day Monday!

Lobby Day Monday By the IFUIowa Farmers Union members and friends are invited to join us Monday, March 17 at the Capitol for our legislative lobby day and press conference. We will have a table in the South Rotunda Circle … Continue reading

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April 3 – Best Practices Workshop

April 3 – Best Practices Workshop By Richard Pirog We have a special event, The Best Practices workshop – sponsored by the Value Chain Partnerships project (which provides partial funding for RFSWG) on April 3 at the Gateway Hotel in … Continue reading

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Family Farms in an Era of Global Uncertainty – John Ikerd

Family Farms in an Era of Global Uncertainty – John Ikerd By the IFUSunday, February 24, 7 p.m., Sun Room, ISU Memorial Union, Ames   John Ikerd was raised on a small dairy farm in southwest Missouri and received his … Continue reading

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IFU Legislative Alert: Support Locally Owned Energy!

IFU Legislative Alert: Support Locally Owned Energy! By the IFUBy the way, I've added some new content. The delegate tracker, courtesy of MSNBC (which, as a caveat, has been the most generous towards Obama of all the networks out there).We … Continue reading

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IFU Radio

IFU Radio By the IFUGood news for progressive ag advocates! Iowa Farmers Union has been invited to provide a weekly two to three-minute commentary on agricultural issues for KTIC-AM radio out of West Point, NE. This station covers western Iowa to … Continue reading

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We Must TAKE Our Country Back!

We Must TAKE Our Country Back! By Caroline Vernon Whether it’s health care, the cost of education, our environment or global trade, Corporate America is holding us all hostage to the almighty dollar. Greed continues to trump need as corporations … Continue reading

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