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Myth-busters: If Iowa feeds the world, why can’t it feed us during COVID-19?

Posted June 29, 2020

For more content like this sign up here to receive ‘The Dispatch” a monthly publication on all things food and water related from Iowa CCI. Corporate agribusiness entities have created a false moral imperative about feeding the world. We see it perpetu …

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The Food & Farm System We Need and Deserve: A Webinar Series

Posted May 7, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the huge cracks in our highly consolidated industrial food system, proving it’s far less resilient than the diversified, regional operations it replaced.  Now more than ever, it’s time to transition to a …

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18 Organizations Call on Governor Reynolds to Enforce a 6-Month Moratorium on Factory Farms

Posted April 16, 2020

Local, State, and National Groups Unite in Support of Immediate Moratorium on Factory Farms Amid Covid-19 Crisis Des Moines, IA – Iowans overwhelmed by COVID-19 crisis are infuriated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ removal of environm …

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U.S. Senator Booker (D-NJ) introduces a national factory farm moratorium

Posted December 17, 2019

CCI members point to the growing in-state and national momentum ahead of the 2020 legislative session For Immediate release: 12/17/19 Des Moines, IA – Yesterday Senator Booker (D-NJ) introduced a national factory farm moratorium. The Farm System Reform …

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Prestage Foods has $24.3 million public dollars

Posted December 10, 2019

How do we hold them accountable with our money? We need to send IED Director Debi Durham a message. Sign the petition! In 2016 the Prestage slaughterhouse received $24.3 million public dollars in subsidies to build in Eagle Grove. That’s money tha …

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