Food Service Resource Guide: Purchasing from local farmers, growers and producers. This guide is intended to be a starting point for restaurants, grocery stores and institutions looking to purchase from local growers.
Where to Find Locally Grown Foods
Whether you are a producer looking to reach new markets; a buyer wanting to connect with local or specialty suppliers; or a consumer looking for goods and services in your area, this is a must-have resource.
Lone Tree Foods
Lone Tree Foods connects local farmers with wholesale buyers in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. We welcome orders from chefs, groceries, institutions, and individuals.
Visit here: Lone Tree Foods
eatWILD's Directory of Farms lists more than 1,400 pasture-based farms, with more farms being added each week. It is the most comprehensive source for grass-fed meat and dairy products in the United States and Canada.
Visit Here: eatWILD
Farm Table Procurement and Delivery
FTPD connects with farmers helping them to distribute their products to local grocery stores, restaurants, schools and more in Iowa and Nebraska.
Iowa Food Coop
Consumers: Convenient, year-round access to hundreds of food and non-food products directly from Iowa farmers and artisans.
Producers: Access a new market and add new sources of revenue into your business. Reduce the time and cost of marketing your products to consumers.
Visit Here: Iowa Food Coop
Need a little more organic, grass-fed, heirloom or free-range in your life?
Local Dirt is your place to find and buy fresh, local food directly from the family farm.
Visit here: Local Dirt
Register your farmers’ market with this Iowa Directory or search for a farmers’ market.
Register your farm stand with this Iowa directory or search for a farm stand.
Register your produce farm with this Iowa directory or search for a produce farm.