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Cultivate Iowa was launched on April 19, 2013 by the Iowa Food Systems Council to help
reduce food insecurity and improve health across Iowa.

  • Learn about easy ways to garden at This includes information about container gardening and how-to videos.
  • Gardeners may pledge to donate fresh produce online at Cultivate Iowa’s website has a list of local organizations that accept fresh produce.

Cultivate Iowa is an initiative of the Iowa Food Systems Council’s Food
Access & Health Work Group (FAHWG) to promote the benefits of food
gardening and produce donation to create a sustainable future and
healthier communities in Iowa.