lettuceWhy Buy Local?

There has never been a more critical time to support your farming neighbors. With each local food purchase, you ensure that more of your money goes directly to the farmer. Economists say that money spent locally circulates through the community up to 5 times. This keeps our earnings local. It keeps our community vibrant and growing, insulating us from outside forces.

This website and the Local Food Guide can help you connect to the people in YOUR community who are producing food for YOU.

Hometown Harvest Southeast Iowa serves thirteen counties: