On Wednesday, March 31, we’re giving away uncooked 5-POUND PORK LOINS to the first 1,100 households at the City Parking Lot on West Church Street. Details below.

It’s our way of saying “Thank You” for supporting pig farmers and plant workers as they’ve worked to keep a safe food supply available to the community and for the country—despite COVID-19 challenges.

At an early afternoon event organized by the Iowa Pork Producers Association, a local farmer will say thank you to the local community for its support through the past year.

Also as part of the “Thank You” celebration, Iowa pig farmers will:


What: Telling Marshalltown ‘Thank You’

When: Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 1 p.m.

Where: Marshalltown Fire and Police Building, 909 S. Second St., Marshalltown

Who: City Council member Al Hoop; State Center farmer Blake Edler; representatives from The Salvation Army, Emergency Food Box and House of Compassion; and JBS

What: 1,100 Pork Loins to be Given Away

When: Wednesday, March 31, 2021, beginning at 4 p.m.; 4- to 5-lb. uncooked pork loins will be passed out until 6 p.m., or until the supply runs out. Pork loin would be a great addition to the table for the family’s Easter meal.

Where: City Parking Lot, 111 W. Church St., Marshalltown

Who: Iowa pig farmers, JBS, community volunteers

Thank You events will be held in other locations this Spring. The other communities are Denison, Ottumwa, Sioux City and Storm Lake. An event was held at Waterloo last week.