Growing Cultural Vegetables on Small Urban Plots With Cover Crops
Sunday, Sept. 25 | 4 – 6 p.m.
Hosts: Marie Andre & Tika Bhandari
Global Greens Farm & Lutheran Services in Iowa | (515) 271-7335
Address: 4444 Fuller Rd. | West Des Moines, IA 50265
Global Greens Farm is an 8.5-acre urban incubator farm program run by Lutheran Services in Iowa. The program connects former refugee farmers with land access, business development assistance and technical support. Join Marie and Tika as they each share how they use cover crops in small vegetable plots and produce vegetables from their native countries.
See & Discuss:
- Urban farming
- Cover crops on small plots
- Cultural vegetable production
- Farm machinery for small urban plots
- The basics of incubator farms
Meal Information: A potluck meal will follow the field day. The main dishes will be provided by Global Greens farmers; please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
Location Notes: Please park in the parking lot of the Valley Community Center off Fuller Road. Once parked, follow the field day signs to join us near the barn on the south side of the property.
RSVPs are appreciated by Sept. 20