Library EventExplore the Grow Johnson County Farm

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 9:00am to 11:00am

06/11/2022 9:00am 06/11/2022 11:00am Explore the Grow Johnson County Farm The Johnson County Historic Poor farm west of Iowa City is now home to Grow Johnson County. Their mission is two fold: they combat food insecurity in Johnson County by donating all the produce grown on the farm to hunger relief programs in Johnson county, and they provide their volunteers and interns gain hands-on farming and gardening experience. Grow Johnson County staff will lead us on a 90+ minute tour of the five-acre farm starting at 9:00am. Registration is requried, as their parking is limited. DIRECTIONS: The tour will begin at 9am, so please arrive on time. The farm is located at 4811 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246. Take Melrose Ave west past Hwy 218. The Historic Poor Farm is on the left, at the large red barn. Park in the designated parking areas. Bug spray, some drinking water and a hat are suggested. The program is part of the 2022 Adult Summer Reading Program. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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The Johnson County Historic Poor farm west of Iowa City is now home to Grow Johnson County. Their mission is two fold: they combat food insecurity in Johnson County by donating all the produce grown on the farm to hunger relief programs in Johnson county, and they provide their volunteers and interns gain hands-on farming and gardening experience.

Grow Johnson County staff will lead us on a 90+ minute tour of the five-acre farm starting at 9:00am.

Registration is requried, as their parking is limited.

DIRECTIONS: The tour will begin at 9am, so please arrive on time. The farm is located at 4811 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246. Take Melrose Ave west past Hwy 218. The Historic Poor Farm is on the left, at the large red barn. Park in the designated parking areas. Bug spray, some drinking water and a hat are suggested.

The program is part of the 2022 Adult Summer Reading Program.

This event is open to the public.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Grow Johnson County