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Foundation sows ag knowledge at the Iowa State Fair

Foundation sows ag knowledge at the Iowa State Fair

The Iowa Ag Literacy Found­ation (IALF) took to the Iowa State Fair last week to teach fairgoers more about their food and the farmers who grow it. The foundation hosted cooking demonstration, a cooking contest and ag bingo and participated in Kid’s Club and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) day at the fair.

Will Fett, executive director of IALF, said it was important to be there.

"The idea is to reach non-farm Iowans who are coming here for people-watching, for fun, for games, for food," Fett said. "They are not necessarily thinking about the connection back to the farm. But that’s really was how fair started with the...




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