Renew Rural Iowa Articles
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Great River Maple awarded Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award for bringing back 'sweet' history
Nestled in between corn and soybean fields in Clayton County are acres of woods home to maple syrup trees whose natural crop has been savored across the Midwest.
ICE Manufacturing earns Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award for community leadership and providing opportunity
Despite a pandemic, the rural Iowa town of Oelwein, located in Fayette County, saw the rise of a new business, ICE Manufacturing, maker of Alpha HD Trailers
Soil health data business earns Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award for promoting global sustainability
Continuum Ag has turned data lurking beneath a farm ground’s surface into practical decision-making tools to help farmers improve their land, increase productivity and protect the environment.
Bondurant quilt shop 'stitches' mainstreet together to earn Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award
It’s been said, “In the quilt of life, friends are the stitches that hold it together.” This perfectly describes Jenny Gruenwald and Ann Van Thomme, friends for 17 years and owners of Off the Rails Quilting.
Ringgold County design company presented Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award for global designs nestled in hometown
Realizing they often did not have face-to-face interaction with their coastal clients gave Podium Ink co-founders the inspiration and freedom they needed to build their own business back home.
New Day Dairy Guest Barn named Iowa Farm Bureau Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award winner for unique ‘sleep with the cows’ experience
Dan and Lynn Bolin, Butler County dairy farmers, built their two-story bed and breakfast on the family’s 130-year-old farm.
S&B Farms Distillery named Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award winner for innovation and filling a crucial need
A simple question from a friend about how to make moonshine sent north central Iowa cattle, hog, corn and soybean farmers, Brian and Sara Winkleman, on a path to owning a distillery.
Muscatine County virtual reality company earns Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award
Shaking Earth Digital's big-name clients have included Samsung, Google and Facebook. Their accolades, however, expand far beyond their business with their desire to give back to the West Liberty community.
Carroll County full-service marketing firm earns Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award
Emerge Marketing Solutions, a business most would envision in a large major metropolitan area, instead calls the rural town of Manning home, telling the great stories of Iowa communities and working to revitalize rural Iowa.
Vintage home decor boutique from Hamilton County earns Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award
Joan Fairchild’s skill for repurposing, painting, polishing, and upcycling vintage items to create unique, and oftentimes customized, pieces of furniture, accents, and home décor brings happiness and comfort to her customers’ homes. The growth from a small scale, in-home business to an economic driver and centerpiece of Main Street Jewell has earned Fairchild the admiration of the community, loyal customers and another accolade, Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa (RRI) Entrepreneur Award.