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Margaret Smith and Doug Alert, of Ash Grove Farm, discuss organic crop production and cover crops at a field day they hosted.
In only a few years, Jenny has created a vibrant urban farm and farm stand with help from family and friends. Join Jenny for a tour of the farm’s garden beds and infrastructure, including the packing shed, farm store and high tunnel. She’ll share tips for branding, sales and marketing and producing high-quality greens and salad vegetables.
Urban Farming: Greens and Farm Store Sales5085 Meredith Drive Des Moines 50310
Beginning Farmer RetreatAmes, IA
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