Fresh Pickings

Fresh Pickings magazine celebrates the incredible food, farms and families that make Iowa a special place to live.

This issue brings to life the senses of summertime. Dive into the publication to experience a small-town soda fountain, hit a homegrown home run and find sizzling grilling tips.

Publication Details

Fresh Pickings is brought to you by the Iowa Food & Family Project. The magazine inspires readers to explore how food is grown and raised around the state and meet the farmers who make it happen; 24/7, 365 days a year.

Beginning April 2019, the publication will be offered on a quarterly basis. You can find a digital version of the magazine here.

Free print copies of the magazine are available at Iowa-based Earl May Nursery & Garden Centers, MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center locations or upcoming Iowa Food & Family Project events (while supplies last). If you’d like a copy sent directly to your mailbox, complete this form to request a free mailed subscription.

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