In February, we launched the Cultivate Community competition. Open to all college students in the United States, it tasked students and student groups with submitting an idea that and helps feed the surrounding community, no matter how big or small.
Wheels up for Africa! The 2019 class of students chosen to participate in the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security™ Program depart Friday, June 14, to learn more about agricultural practices in Tanzania and South Africa. The prime focus of the trip is to learn more about the challenge of global hunger and to share the program’s mission of ending food insecurity.
Anna Jaspers hails from Steamboat Rock, Iowa, and she is studying supply chain management and international business at Iowa State University. When not in the classroom, you can find her volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House, practicing yoga or cheering on the Cyclones. Her interest in food security was spark on her family farm and has grown since her time at Iowa State. She is excited to spend her summer exploring her passion for hunger, sustainability and agriculture.