Register for several events

Farm Tour

Tuesday, August 01, 2017
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Johnson County Poor Farm, West of 4515 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA | directions

Sponsored by Johnson County AgBio Committee



1) Tour begins at Johnson County Poor Farm arrive by 12:30 with tour beginning at 1 pm. Hear the history (opened in 1855) and the direction County Supervisors are leaning towards as to how to preserve this 160 acre historic site. Located west of 4515 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA

2) Carpool to Farmers Electric Coop at 1959 Yoder Ave, Frytown. Then visit the Solar Farm which is south on 520th St.

3) Then on to Farmers Creamery (makers of Kalona Super Natural) at 1010 - 540th St SW, Wellman

4) Conclude at Big Grove Taproom for a social time (refreshments on your own) at 1225 S. Gilbert St, Iowa City

See Johnson County history, innovation and products in one afternoon! No Charge for tour.


RSVP’s accepted by:

Questions: Dick Meade at or 319-626-2250