Equipping farmers to build resilient farms and communities.
Margaret Smith and Doug Alert, of Ash Grove Farm, discuss organic crop production and cover crops at a field day they hosted.
When Pete and Natasha started their farm, they drew upon their background in farm-to-school work to inform the business’ community-based mission. Tour the farm and see how their business plan guides their farm activities, including production for their 30-member rural CSA. Pete and Natasha will discuss how they market to rural communities. They will also share some education and outreach projects they’ve used to promote cooking with and eating vegetables in Iowa.
Growing Vegetables for Your Rural Community23719 Hazel Road Elkport 52044
Soil Health and Water Quality WorkshopGrundy County Fairgrounds | 1308 4th St. | Grundy Center 50638
Prairie and Beneficial Insect Habitat on an Organic Crop Farm6190 470th St. Sutherland 51058
Organic Row Crop Production and Mechanical Weed Control6190 470th St. Sutherland 51058
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Iowa City, Iowa
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Silver City, New Mexico
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