Embrace Spring In Iowa With Fresh Pickings Magazine!

As nature ushers in Iowa's spectacular spring season, energy and vibrancy give way to birds chirping, flowers blooming and farmers sowing the seeds of the next crop!

Dive into the delights of the season in the latest issue of Fresh Pickings magazine, now available from the Iowa Food & Family Project.

You’ll learn how to garden like a farmer with tips on growing containers to full-fledged vegetable gardens, discover how Iowa-produced proteins are important first foods for babies, and step inside Taylor's Maid-Rite in Marshalltown to discover the secrets of its iconic sandwich.

Plus, you'll meet Iowans who bring agriculture to life through their skillful artwork and learn how the "Etsy of Meat" can bring wholesome and delicious meat choices straight to your kitchen! 

With bright imagery and personable editorial, each issue of the seasonal Fresh Pickings magazine will delight you with a seasonal celebration of the food, farms and communities that make Iowa a special place to live. It will inspire you to explore how food is grown, raised and enjoyed around the state and meet the farmers who make it happen – 24/7, 365 days a year.

The magazine is available online or you can request a complimentary mailed subscription.