We Arose was created to form a symbiotic relationship between the community and the local rural and urban farmers. Review the services, benefits, and programs below that are particularly beneficial to our network of farmers.

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Farmer Services and Benefits.

Not only will We Arose assist or connect our farmers with services such as farm labor, product distribution, data collection, education, and marketing– local producers should expect to reach new consumers, diversify their distribution channels, reduce food waste, and strengthen their connection with the local community.

Featured Programs

The programs listed below are most relevant to our Cultivaters.


The Greens to Go local food outreach program serves underserved neighborhoods in the 4th Ward of Waterloo and surrounding areas by increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables. All fruits and vegetables are grown and sourced from local farmers located in both rural and urban areas, like yourself. Looking to sell your produce? Sign up today. 
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We Arose Gardens encompasses management of both urban community gardens and market gardens primarily located in neighborhoods throughout Waterloo’s Fourth Ward. Opportunities are available for aspiring producers or community members looking to volunteer. Throughout the season we offer urban farming education through field days, demonstrations, and one on one garden support. This is the perfect program for urban farmers that are just getting started.
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View our other programs

and Sponsors.

Waterloo Bicycle Works
UNI Local Food Program
Waterloo Urban Farmer’s Market
Rooted Carrot Co-op Market
Jesse Cosby Center
Hope Tree Counseling Services
People’s Clinic Home Delivery Program
Center of Energy and Environmental Education
AmeriCorps VISTA

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