In October 2016, the IWRC announced a new grant-funded project - New Project Starts to Help Iowa Communities Reduce Food Waste.

The project, funded by the Rural Utilities Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, allowed the IWRC to provide community-level food waste reduction assistance to four Iowa rural communities. Click below to learn what was done in each of the four selected communities.

Selected Communities

  1. Bloomfield
  2. Chariton
  3. Lamoni
  4. Postville