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Summer Celebration 2024

August 2 - August 3

Join us in Northeast Iowa as we celebrate 25 years of growing lasting solutions to hunger!

Friday, August 2

3:00 PM

Tour of Northeast Iowa Dairy & Agricultural Center

1527 IA-150, Calmar, IA 52132

$5 Admission fee paid directly to NIDAC, cash strongly preferred.

6:00-9:00 PM

Summer Celebration Dinner & Auction

Winneshiek County Fairgrounds, 900 E Main St, Decorah, IA 52101

Join us for dinner, including the local Growing Project’s famous pork chops and other delicious items. Enjoy a fun evening with bluegrass music, fellowship and an auction.

Saturday, August 3

9:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Summer Celebration

Zion United Church of Christ,113 1st St NE, Waukon, IA 52172

Join us in Waukon for a Celebration of 25 years of growing lasting solutions to hunger. Hear from our global partners and our local growing projects. Lunch will be included.



Fairfield Marriott, 2041 State Highway 9 Decorah, IA 52101

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Fairfield Marriott at the special rate of $124 on Wednesday and Thursday and $179/199 on Friday and Saturday. This rate is only available through June 18.  To book, call  (563)382-8800 and mention Growing Hope Globally or make your reservation onlinePlease note that prices may not reflect the lower rate upon booking, but will be adjusted after June 18th.


We are grateful for our sponsors!


CUSB Bank, Ridgeway

Luana Savings Bank, Ossian

Viking State Bank, Decorah