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UNI to host small farm sustainability workshop

April 30, 2012

Andrea Geary, local food program manager, UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education, 319-273-7883,

Stacey Christensen, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will host Andy Larson, of Iowa State University's Extension program, for a workshop in small farm sustainability from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, May 11, in the CEEE on the UNI campus.

The program will show vendors how to focus on marketing and merchandising at farmers markets and how farmers markets are affecting Iowa and how to better improve customer relations.

The workshop is sponsored by the UNI CEEE and the ISU Extension and Outreach program and is free and open to the public, but RSVP is requested. For more information or to RSVP, contact Andrea Geary, local food program manager at the CEEE, at 319-273-7883 or