Actively supporting your efforts to grow your economy, conserve your resources and enhance your recreational opportunities.
How Can Pathfinders Help You?
Pathfinders is a non-profit organization that works with local citizens to develop and implement various projects that benefit the local community.
Pathfinders projects are tied to economic development, natural resource conservation or recreation. Pathfinders current activities are related to local food, small business development, mine land reclamation, watershed protection, trail formation and tourism development.
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NEWS & EVENTS
History on the River: Pioneer Potteries
Monday, June 17
4:30 p.m. tour of Bonaparte Pottery
6:30 p.m. Program at Bonaparte Opera House
Pathfinders RC&D Board Meeting
Thursday, June 27
304 Franklin, Keosauqua
Celebrate the American Farmer! Farm Crawl
Thursday, July 4
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Grab a map and spend the day visiting farms in rural Fairfield, Lockridge and Stockport. Find eats and treats along the way!
Celebrate the American Farmer! Local Food Dinner
Thursday, July 4
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Maasdam Barns, Fairfield
Join us for a patriotic, white-tablecloth dinner featuring lots of local food fare. You will be done in plenty of time to get to the fireworks.
J-40 Farm Crawl
Saturday, July 20
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Van Buren County
Enjoy an Amish breakfast, farm tours, local artists, antiques, Amish furniture, greenhouses, wineries and more. Grab a map and tour the 10 sites along or near County Road J-40 between Keosauqua and Milton.
Low Interest Loans Available in 10 Counties
Pathfinders now has small business loans available to businesses in 10 counties througout southeast Iowa. Learn more
Pathfinders Welcomes New Board Member
At their April meeting, Pathfinders RC&D welcomed Holly Berg to the Board of Directors. Holly will serve as the Wapello County At-Large respresentative.
Holly is the director of the American Gothic Visitor Center in Eldon. Holly's expertise in both natural resources (she holds a degree in geology) and tourism will be great asset to Pathfinders. Welcome aboard!