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.

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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.

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Farm Table Procurement &  Delivery

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

Local Dirt


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

Local Harvest

Local Harvest connects people looking for good food with the farmers who produce it.

Visit here: Local Harvest



Your community-owned full-service natural foods grocery store in Ames, Iowa. Everyone Can Shop. Specializing in fresh, local and organic food and products.

Visit here: Wheatsfield

Iowa Farmers’ Market Directory

Register your farmers’ market with this Iowa Directory or search for a farmers’ market.


Farm Stand Directory

Register your farm stand with this Iowa directory or search for a farm stand.


Fruit and Vegetables Farm Directory

Register your produce farm with this Iowa directory or search for a produce farm.