Iowa City is just one example of how our metro areas are paving over good land that could grow healthy food. Family businesses like small engine repair, 5 and Dime stores, smaller versions of Thiesen’s – these all disappeared as these houses were planted in their place.
Out of more than 100 applicants only 21 were permitted to present at the Slow Money National Gathering in Kentucky, 2014. SILT was there…and we won. See founder Suzan Erem’s 6-minute presentation that brought national attention, and hope, for healthy food production in Iowa.