Beginning Farmer Social at Global Greens
Saturday, May 18 | 4 – 6 p.m. | West Des Moines
Kick off the 2019 growing season with other beginning farmers for an afternoon of good food and networking. Make new friends and connect with old ones while learning about other’s spring projects, plans for the year, and improvements from last year.
Global Greens Farm is a 6.5 acre incubator farm program run by Lutheran Services in Iowa. The program connects former refugee farmers with land access, business development assistance, and technical support. There are currently 24 refugees with plots at Global Greens. Learn more about this program, meet the farmers and tour the farm at this social!
It’s a potluck!
A main dish will be provided by a local Nepali restaurant, along with water and lemonade. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
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.