Register for several events

Eat Your Dirt

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center | directions

The event has been cancelled, but will likely be rescheduled to another time.

Learn how to foster microbes in the soil for healthy plants and a healthy body.

Studies continue to come out that show the health benefits of having your hands in the soil.

Learn the science and art of gardening techniques that can boost your immune system, heal your gut and fight off depression. 


Recreation Center Edible Classroom Plants

The class is held in the Edible Classroom at the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center.  


The fee for the class is $12.

Register at the Parks and Recreation website.

Please register soon: the class is limited to 20 people and is likely to fill up fast.

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.

Sponsors and Partners

Recreation Center Edible Classroom StudentsThank you to these wonderful sponsors and partners. Please frequent their stores, services and websites.

Iowa City Parks and RecreationIowa Department of AgricultureACE Mentor ProgramUniversity of Iowa Community Credit UnionBeisser LumberField to FamilyHy-VeeHills BankKing's MaterialNew Pioneer