Food Banks

As part of Hunger Action Month: the Organic Ag Lab donated 200 pounds of fresh, organic green peppers to the Food at First food pantry and free meal program:
(photo shows Henry Franzen, Megan Moore, ISU, and Dan of Food at First), which will go into meals to feed those in need in the Ames community. Currently, millions of Americans, and 11% of Iowans are struggling with hunger. According to the Food Bank of Iowa, June was the busiest month on record, as hundreds of Iowans were affected by the COVID fall-out of losing jobs and not having adequate resources. Anyone interested in donating food, funds or time to the Food Bank of Iowa, please check their website: