Come for a tour of a beginning horticulture farm. Share in a discussion of recent hoophouse construction, first-year vegetable production, record-keeping and marketing efforts. Learn about organic transition through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) as well as see how prairie field borders can be incorporated into a
working agricultural landscape. (The prairie field borders project was funded in part by a SARE producer grant.)
-Prairie field borders
-Hoophouse production and record-keeping
-Startup vegetable farm experience
Snacks and drinks afterward!
Visit Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) for more information.