Master Gardener Healthy Food for Families Awards

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Master Gardener program awarded 25 grants totaling $20,000 to projects across the state of Iowa aimed at increasing access to healthy foods for families experiencing poverty.  Grants provide support for Master Gardeners to continue their work at the local level to increase food security. The grants, funded through the USDA SNAP-Ed program, were awarded to Black Hawk, Bremer, Cass, Davis, Des Moines, Dubuque, Linn, Louisa, Lyon, Madison, Marion, Muscatine, Pocahontas, Polk, Story and Woodbury counties.  For a list of funded projects see the Iowa State University Extension & Outreach news release from March 29, 2016.

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