Tag Archives: local food

From restaurant to farm: Planting seeds brings his dream to fruition

Check out this great article about 31 year-old Joe Rowland, who decided to live the dream! From restaurant to farm: Planting seeds brings his dream to fruition | CharlotteObserver.com & The Charlotte Observer Newspaper.

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Apple Orchard Seeking New Farmer

You need an apple orchard/produce farm. We have one for sale. We’ve got what you need to get started here in Iowa…a house and everything. We need someone who believes in what we do to take over our small farm … Continue reading

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Restaurants take a fresh look at local produce

From today’s Chicago Tribune, Business: Restaurants take a fresh look at local produce. By Emily Bryson York, Chicago Tribune reporter February 12, 2012 Bronwyn Weaver, left, owner of Heritage Prairie Farm and farm manager Nate Sumner, harvest a cold weather variety of … Continue reading

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Small Farms, Local Food

Are you looking to get into the world of small farming? Want to join the local food movement? We have been selling at local Farmers’ Markets for over 25 years here in central Iowa. There is a great following of local … Continue reading

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Orchard For Sale

The orchard is for sale…here is your chance to have your own small farm. It has everything you need to jump right in. The orchard is fully mature and established. So much more land is available for you to farm … Continue reading

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iowaorchard’s photostream

iowaorchard’s photostream on Flickr. New photos from the farm. Lots happening around here! You never know what you may find when you go out for the day.

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gardening links

Spring is such a busy time on the farm. Seeds bought over the winter have been started and are almost ready to be planted in their permanent spots. Clean-up and land prep continues. There is an endless list of things … Continue reading

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