Congratulations are in order for Local Foods Connection’s tireless founder, Laura Dowd!
Laura was named a finalist in New Pioneer Food Co-op’s first ever “Cooperate for Community!” contest. The contest, sponsored in collaboration with the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) and Frontier Natural Products Co-op, honors individuals who are working for more sustainable food in our community, while exemplifying a spirit of outstanding cooperation along the way. Laura and her co-finalist, Jennifer New from Food Adventurers, both received $100 for their favorite non-profits.
The winner of the competition is Leah Wilson of the Johnson County Local Food Alliance. In addition to receiving $200 for her favorite non-profit, Leah advanced to a national contest.
To read more about the “Cooperate for Community!” award:
Cooperate for Community Award