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, March 26, 2017

Another Fun Event!

Pickin' and Grinin'

What a great turnout for this years Seed Exchange!

Thank you to Cherry Glen Learning Farm for providing the venue
Matt and Randy brought their special blend of Iowa Bluegrass!
The Iowa Food Cooperative was also on hand to share information and local chips and salsa, YUM!

Ellen Sattler presented her "Ready Set Grow" seed starting program.  She also provided soil and pots for attendees to start their own seeds right away!  Thanks Ellen! 
An enthusiastic audience for "Ready, Set, Grow"

A new thing added this year was our "live" networked events around the Midwest.

Viewing on my phone (technical difficulties) the Big Screen next year :)
Scott Haase shared from his Cob Building Workshop held at Blue Dirt Farm in Minnesota!  All reports are that this was a stellar event!
"Cob Workshop to Seed Exchange, Come in, Over!"

Mixing Cob
We also got a "live" personalized tour via Google Hangouts of the Marion Ohio park that is being transformed into a into an "Edible Forest and Community Gardens" using Permaculture principles and techniques. 
A Big Thanks to Steve Harbolt of the OhioGSD crew, too!


 Read more about this great project here -

Other guests you might have gotten to chat with include Forest Avenue OutreachFauxboo Creations, Nine Square Feet and Autumn's Garden.

Thank you to everyone that made the drive out to Polk City and shared their time, gifts and seeds!

Have a great week and Best of Luck this upcoming growing season!!!


1 comment:

  1. It's pretty cool to see people come together over a common goal to grow quality food in a responsible manner. Lot's of interesting conversations!