Iowa Entrepreneur: Fareway & Innovative Lighting

Jan 5, 2018 | 27 min

Learn the story behind one of Iowa's homegrown staples, and meet an attorney who took a leap into an entirely different field.

Fareway, Boone
In the 1930s, two western Iowa grocers made the decision to start their own small grocery store in Boone. Over the next 75 years, their company’s values have grown a hometown staple throughout Iowa.

Innovative Lighting, Roland
Jerry Handsacker served a full career as a lawyer before taking a leap into an entirely different field. His company now produces thousands of unique products from their factory in Roland, Iowa.