Mark Gingerich

GingerichMark Gingerich

Iowa City – The Berry Basket Farm

Why do you want to farm?

Being involved with agriculture is a family value.  Land stewardship is a priority for our generationally owned land.

What are you farming right now?

My wife and I operate a pick-your-own Strawberry Farm near Iowa City, Iowa.

What’s your vision for your farm?

To be a self-sustaining agricultural business that benefits the community by providing a product and an experience that can help others understand and connect with nature and an agrarian lifestyle.

Why do you want to participate in this program?

For the mentoring opportunity, the connections and the financial incentive

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