Celebrate the fall equinox by enjoying the bounty from the Edible Classroom on the south side of the downtown Iowa City recreation center.
Donors, families, partners and the media will tour the area and sample yummy produce.
The event is in conjunction with Kids Day at the Iowa City Farmers Market.
Fun activities are available for children (and adults) of all ages.
- Dig potatoes and take them home.
- Nibble cucumbers, tomatoes and other produce.
- Sample produce from The Millet Seed, sign up for their CSA, and ask questions about growing crops.
- Get free seeds that will grow butterfly-supporting habitat.
About the Edible Classroom
The Edible Classroom helps families, gardeners, farmers and herbalists learn how to grow a wide variety of edibles in ways that increases the health of our local ecosystems.
The educational space is filled with fruits, vegetables and herbs, many of which are free for harvesting. No synthetic pesticides or herbicides are allowed in the landscape.
Learn about the Edible Classroom
Growing Hope Event Series
This event helps people learn how to cultivate food, habitat and healing in the garden.
Learn about a wide variety of other family-friendly Growing Hope events.