Grow Wellness

The Wahls Protocol® is a vegetable-rich diet that keeps bodies functioning at their best and heals chronic conditions.

Through classes, tours and publications, we will help you grow wellness in a nutrient-dense, low-maintenance garden that is based upon The Wahls Protocol®.

What top techniques can make gardening enjoyable?

Which nutrient-dense foods are cost-effective to grow?

How can food be easily harvested and prepared?

What are ideal layouts for a low-maintenance food garden?

From start to finish, we will help you design, establish and enjoy your Wahls Protocol® garden: a low-maintenance, nutrient-dense garden planted with food from the Wahls Protocol.

What is The Wahls Protocol®?

The protocol uses paleo diet principles. It includes 9 cups of nutrient-rich foods eaten each day.

Vegetables and fruits are divided into 3 categories:

  • Leafy Greens: Kale, chard, collard greens, spinach, etc.

  • Bright Colors: Beet, carrot, squash, blueberry, cherry, etc.

  • Sulfur-Rich: Onions, garlic, cabbage, broccoli, mushroom, etc.

Demonstration Garden

Visit the Iowa City's Edible Classroom in the heart of downtown to see layouts of the garden.

Dr. Terry Wahls overcame multiple sclerosis through the healing power of food.

This program would not be possible without sponsors and supporters. Please frequent these generous organizations to thank them for donations of materials and funds.

Logo: EPIC Functional Medicine
Logo: Iowa City Parks an Recreation


The product provided herein was NOT created by Dr. Terry Wahls, LLC but a third party. Reliance on any information provided by herein is to be used solely at your own risk. The diet associated with Dr. Terry Wahls, LLC has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Backyard Abundance

Backyard Abundance is a leading educational nonprofit that helps people create vibrant, engaging outdoor spaces that benefit families and our environment.

P.O. Box 1605

Iowa City, IA  52244


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