ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County receives naming gift from Seaboard Triumph Foods
Sioux City, Iowa (March 18, 2019) – Seaboard Triumph Foods (“STF”) has made a $15,000 donation to the learning kitchen at Iowa State University (“ISU”) Extension and Outreach – Woodbury County. The Seaboard Triumph Foods Learning Kitchen allows youth and adults to participate in nutrition education, canning and food preservation lessons, safe food handling training and more.
A ribbon cutting with the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce will be held at the ISU Extension and Outreach – Woodbury County office Monday, March 18, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. to formally introduce the Seaboard Triumph Foods Learning Kitchen. Seaboard Triumph Foods and ISU Extension and Outreach personnel, including the president of Iowa State University, Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, will be on hand for this public unveiling at the new ISU Extension and Outreach building located at 4728 Southern Hills Drive in Sioux City. “We are very grateful for the generous support from Seaboard Triumph Foods as it gets us closer to our fundraising goal for Woodbury County Extension and ensures that low cost programming can be provided to the residents of Woodbury County and beyond,” said Molly Hewitt, County Director.
For 102 years, ISU Extension and Outreach – Woodbury County has provided valuable education and services to thousands of people annually. ISU Extension and Outreach provides unbiased, research-based information to Iowans as the outreach component of Iowa State University. Programs are offered in the following areas: 4-H and Youth Development, Human Sciences programs for families, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Community and Economic Development.
“STF is proud to support the programming that takes place at ISU Extension and Outreach and is very excited for this to be happening in Woodbury County,” says George Solo, Vice President of Human Resources for Seaboard Triumph Foods. “The opportunity to be the naming sponsor for the Learning Kitchen and enhancing their efforts to help youth and adults learn more about their food was a natural alignment for us. We are committed to producing quality products for our global consumer, and being able to educate the Siouxland community about where their quality food comes from is just as important.”
To learn more about ISU Extension and Outreach – Woodbury County, please visit www.extension.iastate.edu/woodbury.
About Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach educational programs cover the entire life span, from Iowa’s youngest to oldest residents. More than 1 million people directly benefit from ISU Extension and Outreach educational programs each year. Extension education online reaches more than 4 million.
ISU Extension and Outreach is part of the federal Cooperative Extension Service — a network of more than 100 land-grant institutions, including Iowa State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture serving communities and counties across the United States. Every county in Iowa has an elected extension council that decides how to support ISU Extension and Outreach educational programs at the county level.
About Seaboard Triumph Foods
The Seaboard Triumph Foods Sioux City plant is equally owned by strategic partners Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods who connect every step between farms and family tables around the world to produce wholesome Prairie Fresh® pork products, while ensuring the well-being of its animals, the environment, employees and communities.