On Sunday, September 15th, 2013, 6 locations will be available to visit to learn more about where YOUR local, fresh food is being produced and distributed.
We have posted a google map for you to visit at the following link
You may visit the sites in ANY order and at any times between NOON and 6 pm.
Our participating members include:
Two NEW sites for us this year -
Middle Way Farm, at the Grin City Cooperative, just north of Grinnell on Highway 146 (number 3633 to be exact). Jordan Scheibel, 641-821-0753, has been operating a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) this year with a wide variety of chemical free produce.
Relish Restaurant, 641-236-3657, known for providing locally grown food with a global flavor. Relish is managed and supported by a diverse team of Grinnellians who love food and believe in the benefits of using the freshest local produce. Chefs Kamal and Laura will welcome you to stop by and sample foods made with ingredients from their Grinnell neighbors.
Compass Plant CSA (2039 N. Penrose, Grinnell, 641-990-6832)- farm of Ann Brau and Lisle Dunham, is a thriving and growing CSA, come and see the lovely array of produce and home territory of the layers of their delicious eggs.
The Midwest Center for Sustainable Agriculture and the Marshalltown Community College CommunityGardens (3700 S. Center St., Marshalltown, 641-844-5785) make a nice stop along the crawl to visit Scott Monroe Gardens and the see the beginnings of our edible landscaping and permaculture projects at the Ag. Center.
Appleberry Farm, (2402 West Main St., Marshalltown, 641-752-8443) is stomping grounds for Bob and Donna Atha, where you will not only be able to pick apples and eat delicious caramel apples but you will find a host of beautiful hand crafted decorative and practical items for sale.
Dusty Hill Farm, (2026 Hart Ave., State Center, 641-483-2663) home farm of Larry and Lynn Pfantz, who always have a wide variety of colorful produce, fun value added products and friendly small livestock for petting.