Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Spring Edible Urban Garden Tour

Date: Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Start: 11:00 am End: 2:00 pm

Location: Various locations in Des Moines and West Des Moines, Iowa

Contact: Kyla Cox, blueheron38@att.net, Rachel Cramer, rcramer641@gmail.com or Greg Van Den Berghe, gsvandenberghe@gmail.com

Eat Greater Des Moines, Next Step, Inc., and Urban Farming are coordinating an open house and tour showing how individuals, organizations and businesses are growing food in the Des Moines area. The open houses are planned at the following locations:

  • Faith & Grace Garden, St. Timothy's Church, 1020 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines
  • Jasper Winery, 2400 G. Flagg Parkway, Des Moines
  • Des Moines Public Schools Horticulture Program, 201 County Line Road, Des Moines

The St. Timothy parking lot also will have a demonstration of a self-watering container garden provided by the Urban Ambassadors' seed project. Other tours are planned July 13 and September 14.

All events are free and open to the public, however, the group requests that participants register online.

Related information

Details, maps and registration on the Eat Greater Des Moines website

Event flier [PDF]