JFAN is a nonprofit educational foundation composed of rural and town residents, and traditional family farmers. Our common concern is to stop the growth of infringing factory farms in Jefferson County and protect our Quality of Life.

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A century ago numerous small towns thrived in Jefferson County with names like Perlee, Absecum, Krum, and Veo. Many were on now defunct railroad lines. Today they’re gone or are mostly empty shells of their former selves. You can learn more about these once lively areas of c...

June 5, 2019

Thursday, June 20

7:15 pm

Fairfield Arts & Convention Center

National Exposé On Health, Environmental, and Quality of Life Impacts Of Factory Farms Features JFAN’s Efforts To Help Communities 

Right to Harm, a new documentary that reveals the public health and social impacts of...

March 31, 2019

Our Water At Risk

Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 pm

Fairfield Public Library 

Free - donations welcome

Iowa has some of the dirtiest waters in the country. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reports 92% of nitrate and 80% of phosphorus pollution come from agriculture. But what...

Last summer, in the midst of high-profile CAFO fights, Jefferson County supervisors repeatedly claimed they had no authority to stop CAFOs community members opposed. Instead they directed constituents to reach out directly to state legislators to fix CAFO problems. 

The 2019...

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