The annual “Field to Food” run is tonight in Johnston. Spokesman Bill Brewer says the run was created by the Iowa chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association.The run was created to draw the connection between the fields where food is grown and the stores where it is sold. The run is a fundraiser — with this year’s recipients including the F-F-A Enrichment Center.He says the enrichment center will help educate the next generation of farmers. Brewer says the Iowa Fireman’s Association is another beneficiary, as many of the volunteer firefighters in Iowa are farmers. He says they get a wide range of runners, including a core group that run in all sorts of events.Brewer says the run has been successful in helping several organizations through the years.They’ve raised around 40-thousand dollars in the sixth years of the run. The sign up for the 5K run begins at 5:30 and the run takes off at seven pm.
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