Our Mission:

Our Mission: To enable individuals and communities to take an active part in the cultivation of systems that provide the highest quality fruits, vegetables, herbs and other yields, in a way that benefits themselves, cares for the land and environment, and provides a surplus to use, share and reinvest into the system.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Upcoming Events, and Butterfly Pics

Here are some upcoming events!  Good food, farming practices and nature!!!
head out to the Global Greens Farm for a potluck, activities and farm tours!
Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Global Greens Farm - 4444 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines
You can register for this fun, free event! 
This week, Practical Farmers of Iowa will be conducting a field day at Maple Edge Farm in SW Iowa
From a Soil Conservation to a Soil Regeneration Mindset” will explore soil regeneration practices
Wednesday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Near Hastings (55755 370th St., about 3.5 miles north of town).
Ruby the Reading Red Panda at The Waukee Public Library
August 4th 10:00 & 10:45 a.m.
Ages 2-4                                                      
Come and enjoy a special storytime with Ruby the Reading Red Panda and another animal friend from the Blank Park Zoo!
Registration for this event can be found HERE


More from Blank Park Zoo & Plant.Grow.Fly, the 2016 Monarch Festival is coming up Sunday, September 18.
Celebrate the beginning of the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly.  There will be crafts and activities for families. Enjoy a Bug Parade where kids dress up as their favorite insect!
If you don't have a pollinator garden yet, contact us today! 
Pollinator plants are also included in many of our design services, especially tree guilds.
Here are some of the visitors we had this week in our PFG garden!
Until next week, Keep Growing!

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